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The Power Of Self-Belief

What does positive psychology say about self-belief? Positive psychology advocates human flourishing (Seligman, 1998), which also directs us towards changing our bad habits into good habits for the purpose of optimal wellbeing. Thus building self belief into a pro... read more

The Power of Silence

In the last six months I’ve had three experiences of silent retreats. This has given me the opportunity to reflect on the power of silence and the range of responses it elicits from people. Some people embrace silence. I am one of them. I live with my husband and our... read more

Noetic Nomad in Search of … Memoirs

Memoirs are the powerfully moving stories written by people who’ve lived through extraordinary lives. They help shape our culture, our heritage, our learning about each other’s worldview. They are often moving but sometimes terrifying.  My story over the past three... read more
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What Is Positive Psychology?

Want to know what the foremost researchers and practitioners say about positive psychology? We asked 20 leading experts in the field of positive psychology the question, “What exactly is positive psychology?”


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