Are you flourishing?

Are you flourishing? Happiness is over-rated according to Martin Seligman, the grandfather of positive psychology.

This might be a bit of a shock as his book “Authentic Happiness” was influential in persuading the government that it should start measuring happiness and well-being.

However in his latest book “Flourish” he says he got it wrong promoting happiness as it was only concerned with life satisfaction and how cheerful you were. He thinks well-being is … Read More

via Mike the Psych’s Blog with permission

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2 thoughts on “Are you flourishing?

  1. […] But is it true that by eliminating negativity you can be happy and flourish? […]

  2. […] just about being cheerful but about our well-being and that it’s more important that we flourish

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