Positive Emotions

The Broaden-and-Build Theory of Positive Emotions explains how positive emotions can broaden one’s thoughts, actions, and awareness.

Flourishing in Positive Psychology

What Is Flourishing in Positive Psychology? (+8 Tips & PDF)

What does it mean to flourish? As a person, I mean. We can probably agree that a plant which is healthy and blooming can be [...]

automatic thinking

Challenging Negative Automatic Thoughts: 5 Worksheets (+PDF)

Automatic thoughts are images, words, or other kinds of mental activity that pop into your head in response to a trigger. These thoughts can seem [...]

positive emotions

What Are Positive Emotions in Psychology? (+List & Examples)

Most people like to feel good, and positive emotions just plain feel good. They don’t necessarily need a reason or cause behind them for us [...]

mood charts

7 Best Mood Trackers to Chart and Journal Your Mood (+ PDF)

You cannot manage what you do not measure. This is true in business, health, and can even be applied to one’s personal life. The fact [...]

emotion regulation

21 Emotion Regulation Worksheets & Strategies

As humans, we will never have complete control over what we feel, but we have a lot more influence over how we feel than you [...]

Emotion-Focused Therapy

Emotion Focused Therapy: How EFT Can Improve Relationships

The term “Emotion-Focused Therapy” may sound a little redundant. After all, what kind of therapy ignores the client’s emotions? A therapy that ignored the emotions [...]

positive emotions

The Pursuit of Happiness: Using the Power of Positive Emotions

Happiness is such a central concept in life that not many people pause to consider what happiness is and why we strive so tirelessly to [...]

How Positive Emotions Can Improve the Workplace|

Broaden-and-Build Theory of Positive Emotions

Throughout history, psychologists have typically focused on negative human states. This focus ultimately influenced the way psychologists studied the experience of emotions; for years, investigations [...]

3 Emotional Intelligence Exercises (PDF)