Is Positive Wellbeing Possible?

Is Positive Wellbeing Possible?

Positive psychology has an abundance of theoretical knowledge on eudaimonic wellbeing. Aristotle postulated that eudaimonic wellbeing was the notion derived from daimon meaning true nature leading a virtuous life with meaning to it. Postulating that authentic...

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Why Is It Hard To Be Self Compassionate?

Why Is It Hard To Be Self Compassionate?

Defining Self Compassion I have previously blogged about my ongoing journey towards a more compassionate self. Here I talk about some of the reasons that some people find it hard to be kind to themselves. Self Compassion (SC) is defined by Neff (2011) as comprising...

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The Emotional Life of Trust

The Emotional Life of Trust

Have you ever thought about trust? It’s a hard concept to pin down: What do we mean when we talk about trust, how does it affect our day to day living? This blog takes a quick look at how we might define trust, and what this has to do with emotions. Defining trust...

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