Body & Brain

Positive psychology articles related to the human body and brain. Which positive psychology theories and interventions can help us to improve physical and mental well-being?

Erik Erikson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development Explained

In 1623, William Shakespeare wrote, “one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages,” from screaming infant to the finality of [...]

What Is Emotional Health? (+ 11 Activities & Examples)

The subjective, human experience of emotions comprises a wide, colorful continuum of feelings. The journey begins the day we are born and continues until the [...]

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72 Mental Health Questions for Counselors and Patients

What does “mental health” mean to you? Is it the same as happiness? Or is it simply the absence of mental illness? Whether you are [...]

Mental Health Benefits

The Benefits of Mental Health According to Science

Attempts by policymakers and mental health professionals to reduce mental illness have not always been entirely successful. Instead, promoting and protecting mental health may be [...]

26 Mental Health Exercises & Interventions Based on Science

Mental health is undoubtedly an important topic; however, many people find it uncomfortable to talk about it. Mental health includes your emotional health, your psychological [...]

32 Best Mental Health Books for Increasing Your Wellbeing

They say, ‘health is not just about what we eat. It is also about what we think, say, and do.’ Mental health forms a significant [...]

how to measure flow

How to Measure Flow with Scales and Questionnaires

Someone who’s really caught up in what they are doing might say “I’m in the zone.” Positive psychologists use a similar term for this state: [...]

Quality of Life Questionnaires

5 Quality of Life Questionnaires and Assessments

If someone were to ask you to assess your quality of life on a scale of 1 to 10, how would you answer? More importantly, [...]

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Flow State: 11+ Activities to Enter a Flow State of Mind

With many things in life ostensibly out of our control, it is easy to consider our fate as being determined by external factors. However, consider [...]

neurological benefits of exercise

10 Neurological Benefits of Exercise

Perhaps you have a rough idea about how exercise affects your health, weight, and energy levels. But do you know about its impact on the [...]

3 Positive Psychology Tools (PDF)