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Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life

A positive attitude is key for job seekers. People want to help happy people.

Psychologist Martin Seligman‘s book, “Learned Optimism,” teaches readers how to be optimistic.

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"All in on Love" and other beautiful Stories...

I guess I´m suffering from MAPP deprivation. The Penn graduation ceremony seems like a long time ago – even though it´s only been three months since then. 160 more words

Martin Seligman

Exploring Existential Depression

 “Existential depression may be characterized by a unique sense of hopelessness in feeling that our lives may actually be meaningless.”

~ John M. Grohol, Psy.D.

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The Little Guru wishes you a HAPPY Day!

The P in Marty Seligman´s PERMA framework of Positive Psychology stands for Positive Emotions. According to Barbara Fredrickson´s Broaden-and-Build theory of positive emotions, regularly experiencing sentiments such as happiness, joy, and anticipation is a sign of psychological well-being, and potentially even a pathway to creativity, success across different areas of life, and overall health. 19 more words

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Can imagination be measured?

Behold, the new multimillion-dollar effort to quantify what happens when you let your mind wander.

Try this: Picture a famous monument. Let’s say it’s the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor. 1,281 more words

Idea In Depth

Using discourse analysis for predicting winner – Modi vs. Rahul

Martin Seligman is authority on optimism. He predicted that people vote for candidate who exudes optimism. To prove this he did discourse analysis of two candidates for US presidential election in 1988- George Bush and Michael Dukakis. 271 more words