As long as there is suffering in the world, how can we justify devoting time and resources to Positive Psychology? Isn’t human suffering more important than well-being?
A focus on one’s well-being is just as important.
In fact, prevention researchers have proven an individual’s personal strengths can work as a buffer against Stressors, and Mental Illness. Strengths include courage, future mindedness, optimism, faith, work ethic, hope, honesty, perseverance, and the capacity for flow and insight.
The use of prevention methods are arguably than more cost effective than cure.
I talk and interact with other’s who largely agree addressing stressors early before they become larger problems, is wise.
There will always be suffering. The building of one’s individual strengths helps. People do not wish to only end their pain and suffering, most also care about obtaining and maintaining a fulfilling and meaningful life. The two are just as important.
Dr. Martin E. P. Seligman, PhD., Psychologist and founder of Positive Psychology, in his writings on happiness wrote that no one would want to place a great deal of effort into learning how to go from feeling (-5) to (-2) making only marginal improvement. Most people desire to be happy; fulfilled. They wish to go from maybe (4) to (9), not just feel less miserable.
In just a few short days, I hope you will join me for a seminar to learn more about Positive Psychology. Discover how Positive Psychology fosters happy fulfilling lives.
- Learn why Positive Psychology is considered a new, modern approach to wellness.
- The Elusive Concept of Happiness.
- The Science of Happiness. Its origins and impact on wellness.
- Learn how to thrive under pressure.
Seminar: The Science of Happiness
Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM (PST)
San Francisco, California
235 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, California 94104
$25.00 Buy Tickets
Thanks for registering. See you there!
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Dr. Lawana R. Lofton, PsyD – Psychologist with one simple goal of making concepts of psychology accessible.
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