The focus of psychology has evolved over the years. In the early 20th century, psychology aimed to make sense of, label, and alleviate peoples’ limitations, pain, and unhappiness.
Positive Psychology asks the question, what factors contribute to the well-being of people and how can we build upon that?
Positive Psychology focuses on positive states like excitement, gratitude, contentment, and happiness. Positive Psychology focuses on strengths, positive traits, and meaning that promotes psychological well-being.
What are your greatest strengths and virtues? How can you apply them to overcome your greatest challenges?