Positive Psychology and Mindfulness
If you could feel happier, boost your self-confidence, feel more energetic, be less stressed and feel more effective – would you do whatever it takes? It can be as simple as finding your strengths and putting them to work.
Positive psychology is the scientific study of the strengths and virtues that empower individuals and communities to thrive. We all have strengths and identifying our best attributes can have a positive effect on work and life in general.
First identified in 2004 by renowned psychologists Martin Seligman and Christopher Peterson in Character Strengths and Virtues, the 24 character strengths are the guiding morals and qualities that make us who we are. They are linked to the six human virtues of wisdom, courage, humanity, justice, and knowledge in all of us.
Since discovering positive psychology I have used the strengths based approach personally to lift my game and professionally coaching clients to use their strengths in new ways to flourish. The results are life changing.