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VIA Character Strengths Survey from Authentic Happiness at Penn

A quick post. I love this survey and use it with clients a LOT! I love that it focuses on strengths and so is all positive rather than pathological, suggesting we look at what’s working rather than what’s broken in us, as part of a path to authentic happiness. 263 more words



today i installed the app ‘Happify’ on my iPhone – its cute. Based on martin seligman’s ‘authentic happiness’ i think – which ironically, my boss gave me as a present the first time i met him. 53 more words

Find Yourself to Let Love Find You :)

I’ve been thinking recently – is it REALLY so hard to find someone special? I never actually considered it as difficult as everyone around me has made it out to be. 513 more words

Personal Growth

Number 6: Find Happiness Through Selflessness, Charity, Compassion and Forgiveness

Humans are social by nature, and our mind-bodies have evolved in such a way that when we help each other we become happier. It is in our nature to build secure relationships with each other. 1,519 more words


The Happiness Factor

Martin Seligman is the well-known, well-respected driving force behind Authentic Happiness and the benefits of applied positive psychology. I have featured him here before in past years on this blog . 57 more words

Personal And Social Capability

Number 5: Find Happiness Through Meditation

Happiness does not exist in the past and it does not exist in the future. It exists right now. To be happy, you have to be here now to experience it. 1,394 more words


The Magic Of A Grateful Attitude

Having a grateful heart is the key to achieving all that we desire in life. We should not just be grateful when we get what we want, or when things are going well for us; but we should learn to be grateful for all things — good and bad. 282 more words