Character strengths are the foundations of life-long development and thriving. These strengths help individuals to deal with everyday challenges and move forward in life with confidence and resilience. Character Strength Development: Perspectives from Positive Psychology aims to document research and evidence-based practices in positive psychology with specific focus on character strengths. The arguments and perspectives shared by the experts in their respective chapters will help create new research avenues. It is an excellent resource for researchers, academicians, practitioners and teachers to develop a comprehensive understanding of different approaches, models and best practices for character education across the globe. Practitioners, educators and policymakers in the field of character education will also find this book immensely helpful for incorporating character strength-based approaches in their practice.

Positivism in Relation to Signature Strengths in Educated Working Women and Housewives

Positivism in Relation to Signature Strengths in Educated Working Women and Housewives

Positivism in relation to signature strengths in educated working women and housewives
S. S. Nathawat Tanya Tripathi

Positivism in one's life is considered fundamental to good mental health, harmonious relations and desired quality of life. The factors that influence positivism include structural level (good living environment, employment and education), community level (sense of belonging and social support) and individual level (like ability to deal with thoughts, beliefs, attitudes, feelings and emotional resilience). If a man or woman is positive he or she would transmit positivism to the community. If thoughts of an individual are positive, he/she would send positive vibrations.

Martin Seligman, originator of positive psychology in 1998, ...

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