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Toxic Positivity: Helpful or Harmful?

Over the past 12 months I’ve become aware of the term “toxic positivity”. I’ve noted its increasing usage, especially as clickbait. While I believe I understand what’s behind the term and what’s driving it, I’m not convinced that it’s completely [...]

Toxic Positivity: Helpful or Harmful?2021-04-08T04:46:00+00:00

The Evolution of Positive Psychology: Beyond being just a beautiful idea

I’ve been involved with the field of Positive Psychology (PP) since its inception. I’ve grown up with it – professionally speaking. In 1998 I was completing my psychology honours year when PP was launched by Professor Martin Seligman. I then moved into the [...]

The Evolution of Positive Psychology: Beyond being just a beautiful idea2021-04-08T04:01:03+00:00

There’s more to say (AND DO!) after RU OK?

Tomorrow is RU OK Day here in Australia (and World Suicide Prevention Day). This year I was delighted to see in the marketing campaign additional encouragement and support about what to say next if someone isn’t feeling well. Here’s a [...]

There’s more to say (AND DO!) after RU OK?2021-04-08T03:34:25+00:00

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