Welcome to Happiness Beyond borders

Matt Venuti Concert - Mindfulness Practice
Curated for Happiness Beyond Borders

Life Style

  Gratitude...

"When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long in disappointment and bitterness at the closed door that we do not expectantly look for and therefore see with pleasure and gratitude the one which has been opened for us". Helen Keller

The Building Isn't There!
The Building Isn't There!





In your life...
What are you grateful for?

S-P-I-R-E

In 2017 Dr. Dan Tamasulo was honored with the Innovation Award for the Clinical Division of International Positive Psychology Association for Virtual Gratitude Visit.

 

Resource: 
Book: Action Explorations by
Adam Blatner

Article: Positive Psychology and Psychodrama

- Phoebe Atkinson and Nancy Kirsner.

How to Integrate Happiness While Grieving

PERMISSION TO BE HUMAN - DR. TAL BEN SHAHAR

permission to feel...our emotions

Angry

sad

 Hopeful

13_spiral.jpg

Compassionate

happy

Resilient Individuals Use Positive Emotions to Bounce Back From Negative Emotional Experiences.

© Request Permissions

Tugade, M. M., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2004). Resilient Individuals Use Positive Emotions to Bounce Back From Negative Emotional


 

Theory indicates that resilient individuals "bounce back" from stressful experiences quickly and effectively. Few studies, however, have provided empirical evidence for this theory. The broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions (B. L. Fredrickson, 1998, 2001) is used as a framework for understanding psychological resilience. The authors used a multimethod approach in 3 studies to predict that resilient people use positive emotions to rebound from, and find positive meaning in, stressful encounters.  Analyses revealed that the experience of positive emotions contributed, in part, to participants' abilities to achieve efficient emotion regulation, demonstrated by accelerated cardiovascular recovery from negative emotional arousal and by finding positive meaning in negative circumstances . Implications for research on resilience and positive emotions are discussed. (APA PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2016 APA, all rights reserved)