PSY220 Week 1- Positive Psychology Themes

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Positive Psychology Themes Positive psychology is all about the ways that people can become better human beings. Positive psychology is about helping people change their lives to help benefit their own families, themselves, and everything around them. According to the text, the themes of positive psychology are focused into four different groups. Those groups are the why’s of human behavior , human freedom , human limit s, and initiative and human values . The central themes and strategies of the why’s of human behavior is this type of psychology is about understanding and building human strengths in an attempt to help people improve. Do we have control over our behavior? Most people have wanted to understand how much control we have over our good and bad behaviors. Positive psychologists think that we can control our lives or decide our lives direction which proves to improve our human strength. The central themes and strategies of human freedom is that we love our freedom and fight
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Unformatted text preview: anyone who tries to take it away from us. The three main factors of human freedom are choice, change, and control. Making a choice or a decision is the center to human experience. The belief that we can change can effect motivation and responsibility and the understanding that we can control our own destiny. The central themes and strategies for human limits are that physical constraints can modify the range of human choice. We all value our freedom of making a decision. It can be difficult, when we have too many choices. This can create an illusion of control. The central themes and strategies of initiative and human values is that our growth is more of a choice to exercise our freedom. The correct choice can cause the right change to help us in our lives. The core of our development is our values. The value of our lives requires the improvement of our talents, the need for autonomy and the basic need to belong....
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