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Teaching Our Children to Stop and Think

Teaching Our Children to Stop and Think

I recently read Flourish by Martin Seligman. In his book, Seligman presents research related to his theory of well-being. 1,238 more words

Articles On Fatherhood

Monday Motivation

5 Elements of Goals to Make You Come Alive –

and the goals stick!

Positive psychology “pioneer,” Martin Seligman of the University of Pennsylvania shares how to develop five different elements of wellbeing from positive emotions to a sense of meaning. 392 more words


What I’d spend a $billion on...

There is so much that is shocking about this book; I almost can’t begin…

West Coast life is a million miles from South-East London; but there’s something in the heady mix of crazy diets, dotcom startups and whopping egos which makes… 188 more words


Simple strategies to help you transition better between work and home

Some days I am a shit dad. There I said it. My head is up my own ass worrying about shit I can’t do anything about and I’m there in front of kids who only want to play with their dad. 1,255 more words


Martin Seligman receives APA‘s Award for Lifetime Contributions to Psychology

I haven’t posted something new on Mappalicious for quite some time – but this is a piece of great news: Martin Seligman, co-founder and spiritus rector of Positive Psychology, has recently been awarded with the American Psychological Association’s “Award for Lifetime Contributions to Psychology”, APA’s highest award – joining luminaries such as Daniel Kahneman and Albert Bandura. Congratulations, Marty!

Positive Psychology Insights

Do you need anybody?

Well-being cannot exist just in your own head.  Well-being is a combination of feeling good as well as actually having meaning, good relationships and accomplishment. 13 more words


Positive Emotional Style Predicts Resistance to Illness

I’ve been reading Martin Seligman’s book, Flourish, where he references the following paper by Sheldon Cohen linking our capacity to resist common colds with optimism. 261 more words