Positive Psychology and the Science of Happiness
Krasi Kirova is a registered psychologist that specialises in depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, life transitions, women’s issues, abuse in relationships, and working with younger adults aged 18-25.
She is passionate about joining people on their journey to healing and moving forward through life’s challenges in meaningful and life-affirming ways.
In this episode Krasi talks about the Positive psychology or the science of happiness.
Positive Psychology and the science of happiness are about discovering what makes happy people happy.
These studies point to specific ways of thinking and acting that can strongly impact our sense of happiness and peace of mind and are enriching the practices of counselling, clinical psychology, psychiatry, and life coaching.
Some of the key points to these studies are; express your heart, cultivate kindness, treasure gratitude, mindfulness, and hope, find your flow, keep moving and eat well.
"Positive Psychology" is a term firstly published by the psychologist Abraham Maslow in the 1950's, which he used to call for a more balanced view of human nature and to draw attention to human potentialities as well as psychological afflictions.
“The Science of Happiness” or the scientific study of "what makes happy people happy" originates in the late 1980's. It is aimed at discovering the "psychology of optimal experience" and specifically, the experience of Flow
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