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Treating Yourself with Kindness: On Self-Compassion

For several decades, developing self-esteem in children and adults has been the holy grail of fostering healthy attitudes towards the self. Yet, starting in the early 1990s, criticism arose, pointing towards the absence of positive consequences of having high self-esteem, and highlighting several negative consequences, such as dismissing negative feedback or taking less responsibility for harmful actions. In […]

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Positive Psychology News Digest | No. 01/2017

My favorite news and blog articles covering Positive Psychology and adjacent topics from (roughly) the last seven days. New York Times: The Year of Conquering Negative Thinking by Lesley Alderman New York Magazine: Living With Purpose Yields a Longer Life and Higher Income by Drake Baer Guardian: From Groundhog Day to … Raging Bull? – […]

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Lots of Good Luck for 2017!

In Germany, chimney sweepers are seen as symbols of good luck (as is some other countries, too) – especially rubbing one of the golden buttons of their traditional uniforms. Therefore, in the beginning of the year, they parade through the streets and give candy to children. Today, I was able to take this photo as […]

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George Lucas on the Intersection of Star Wars and Positive Psychology

I´ve written  about Star Wars in the past (see Odysseus, Luke Skywalker, and the Quick Fix and Bad is Stronger than Good! That is why our World desperately needs Positive Psychology). Today, I´d just like to share this short video that I found on Facebook. In an interview, George Lucas shares his view on the light side […]

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Neuer Klartext-Beitrag auf XING

Der Text setzt sich kritisch mit dem Trend der „Führungskraft als Coach“ auseinander und warnt davor, dass ein falsches Verständnis von Coaching letztlich zu unethischem Verhalten den Mitarbeitern gegenüber führen kann.

10 Keys to Happier Living [Infographic]

These are the the ten keys to happier living according to Action for Happiness, a UK-Based NGO backed by luminaries such as the Daila Lama and Sir Richard Layard –  focusing on disseminating knowledge on Positive Psychology to the general public and helping people to set up local meetings groups (among many other things). Please […]

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Positive Psychology News Digest | October – December 2016

My favorite pieces covering Positive Psychology and adjacent from the last three months. New York Magazine: Success Depends on Your Personality More Than IQ by Drake Baer New York Magazine: The 4 ‘Spaces’ Cities Need to Make People Happier by Drake Baer New York Magazine: What Good Is Hope? by Drake Baer Positive Prescription: Looking […]

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Positive Psychology News Digest on Mappalicious | No. 52/2016

Happy New Year to everybody! My favorite pieces covering Positive Psychology and adjacent from (roughly) the last seven days. New York Magazine: Success Depends on Your Personality More Than IQ by Drake Baer New York Magazine: The 4 ‘Spaces’ Cities Need to Make People Happier by Drake Baer New York Magazine: What Good Is Hope? […]

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Top 10 Positive Psychology Articles on Mappalicious for 2016

Here are the top 10 Positive Psychology articles for 2016. It seems like you really like infographics this year… Great Infographic on Self-Compassion: How not to be Hard on Yourself Fabulous Infographic: Why People become Unhappy The Meaning of Life according to different Philosophers [Infographic] Positive Psychology Articles – a topical Collection Do you want to […]

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Positive Psychology News Digest on Mappalicious | No. 51/2016

My favorite pieces covering Positive Psychology and adjacent from (roughly) the last seven days. Bakadesuyo: Stoicism Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Mentally Strong by Eric Barker Guardian: Why time management is ruining our lives by Oliver Burkeman Scientific American: One Skeptical Scientist’s Mindfulness Journey by Scott Barry Kaufman New York Times: What the […]

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