Applied Positive Psychology

Applied Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology is known as the scientific study of optimal human functioning and focuses on how we flourish both in our personal and professional lives. Positive psychology started (1998) as a movement that tried to shift the perspective of the science of psychology more to the positive, and extend its application to the advancement of human strengths, well-being and flourishing.

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Emotional Blackmail

Emotional Blackmail

Most of us often have to bend a little and make compromises.  However, falling into a pattern of giving in, almost all the time, particularly on the issues that are against our wishes, needs and values, is indeed demeaning and dangerous.  Social influencing techniques becomes emotional blackmail when they are used repeatedly to coerce us into complying at the expense of our own feelings, wishes, well-being and dignity.

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