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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Growth-mindset Vs. Fixed-mindset

Growth-mindset Vs. Fixed-mindset

Our mindset is what makes us optimistic or pessimistic.  It shapes our attitude and it is the ultimate factor which determines our success or failure.  Dr Dweck believes that we basically have either a fixed-mindset which implies that we believe our attributes and abilities are inherently fixed and unchanging.  Or, a growth-mindset that suggests, we believe our talents and abilities can be improved and developed.

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