Learn the critical role your personal strengths play in career success.
When planning your career development or changing career, start with a self assessment of your personal strengths. 491 more words
A quick post. I love this survey and use it with clients a LOT! I love that it focuses on strengths and so is all positive rather than pathological, suggesting we look at what’s working rather than what’s broken in us, as part of a path to authentic happiness. 263 more words
Martin Seligman (2012) argues that the history of psychology has largely been dominated by a focus on repairing pathologies or, in his words, making “miserable people less miserable.” By contrast, he believes that “psychology should be just as concerned with strengths as well as weaknesses, with building strengths, and making the lives of normal people fulfilling.” This vision led Seligman to pioneer a new field called “positive psychology” (Tomasevic, 2013). 873 more words
First, I have to admit it feels really good to think something (or at least: say it “in the digital public”) for the very first time. 683 more words