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?

Positive Nutrition: How to Improve Well-Being Holistically

positive nutrition

One of the main goals of positive psychology is to increase well-being in all aspects of a person’s life. Well-being is measured and identified through different factors such as motivational, relational, emotional, and more. Some of the factors that play into someone’s physical well-being include diet, exercise, and body image. […]

8 Ways To Create Flow According to Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Want to increase your well-being, creativity, and productivity? If so, you might want to cultivate flow, a concept describing those moments when you're completely absorbed in a challenging but doable task. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, considered one of the co-founders of positive psychology, was the first to identify and research flow. (If you're not sure how […]

What is Emotional Health and What it is Not

Emotions can be wonderful, joyous expressions. However, they can also be detrimental to our health and well-being.  The big questions when it comes to emotions are, why are they sometimes very difficult to control and, how can we learn to foster emotions in a skilled and healthy manner? To answer […]

How Psychology Combats False and Self-Limiting Beliefs

How to combat false beliefs

Belief systems are the bases of people's worldviews. We have beliefs grounded in fact, and beliefs grounded in emotion and life experience.  These belief systems shape our world view, since: "we learn our belief systems as very little children, and then we move through life creating experiences to match our […]