Joining host Dennis McCuistion to talk about what positive psychology is and how to achieve truly authentic happiness are:
- Amy Blankson – Cofounder GoodThink, Author: The Future of Happiness,
- Michael Cofield, PhD, APBB – Board Certified in Clinical Health Psychology, Author The Family Business, Road Map to Peace of Mind, and
- James Olan Hutcheson – Founder ReGENERATION Partners, consultant to family owned businesses.
Positive psychology is the scientific study of human flourishing. It encourages people to study the strengths and virtues that enable individuals to thrive and the factors that cause or support higher levels of well-being and health.
Left to Right: James Olan Hutcheson, Amy Blankson, and Michael Cofield, PhD, APBB
This model was started in part by Dr. Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology and, author of several best-selling books including of Authentic Happiness, Flourish, and Learned Optimism, among others.
Positive psychology is not about positive mental attitude. It is about attaining authentic happiness and keeping it over the long term. It is about flourishing and factors in that about 50% of your disposition is genetic, 10% may come from success, looks, gender, and the 40% solution is about attitude and practices.
For the full write-up on this fascinating episode visit the original posting on Positive Psychology and Authentic Happiness.
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