Preventative Psychology

Preventative Psychology

What’s in a name? While studying on the MAPP (Masters in Positive Psychology) a question that was discussed from time to time was the future of Positive Psychology and whether the name Positive Psychology was the most appropriate name for the discipline. This came...
Micro Moments of Love

Micro Moments of Love

In her book Love 2.0, Barbara Fredrickson (Fredrickson, 2013) claims we can experience micro-moments of love numerous times a day, even with complete strangers. She goes on to say that any moment of connection with another person gives the same pleasure as felt when...
Addiction vs Habit

Addiction vs Habit

  Am I addicted? Recently I have started to question whether I have an addiction to alcohol.  Life has continued to throw its challenges in our lives and I find myself drinking something virtually every day.  Is that considered an addiction though? Or is it a...
A New Definition Of Intelligence

A New Definition Of Intelligence

Intelligence is commonly associated with intellect. With book smarts. With good grades. In fact, that’s almost the only definition of intelligence in mainstream society. But, is this an accurate measure of human intelligence? Are there other types of intelligence that...
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