For most of its history, psychology has focused mainly on the darker side of human behaviour - depression, anxiety, psychosis and psychopathic behaviour. In 1998, Martin Seligman became president of the American Psychological Association and inspired a movement to focus on the positives in human behaviour.
Positive Psychology For Dummies:Taps into the burgeoning media focus on happiness and positive mental attitudeProvides key information on the origins, theory, methods, practitioners and results of positive psychologyDemonstrates how to understand what makes you tick, how to hone positive emotions and how to use positive philosophy for success in both your personal and working lives.Is perfect for a wide audience, from those wanting to get more out of their life, to psychology students or counsellors
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Gladeana McMahon is co-author of Performance Coaching For Dummies. She is regarded as one of the UK’s top ten coaches.
Averil Leimon is co-author of Performance Coaching For Dummies. She is a business psychologist and a leading UK leadership coach.
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