If you want to learn more about positive psychology, one of the best resource websites you will find is Positivepsychologyprogram.com.
Seph Fontane Pennock has compiled hundred of resources for anyone interested in studying, practicing and learning more about positive psychology.
He has an awesome list of 500+ positive psychology resources, webpages, articles and exercises, all easily searchable and sorted based on their popularity and usefulness by his readers. You can even download and export the full list for later.
The blog is a must for staying up to date with positive psychology conferences and happenings in difference areas of the globe, and the Positive Psychology Network on Facebook is an active discussion forum with 11,000+ members.
The site also maintains an extensive, and ever-growing, list of positive psychology books, all based on a cumulative, empirical body of scientific work, rather than self-help books or those coming from a negative, or deficit perspective, as many of the traditional psychology texts do. Positive psychology is all about guiding people toward optimal functioning and growth, so these books all offer positive proven tools and techniques to improve quality of life and help individuals, workplaces and communities to build resources that support flourishing.
Many of these books are featured in our Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing and are available to buy in our online bookstore at the Langley Group. (You can delve into them further by becoming a member of our positive psychology bookclub.)
Seph’s website also has an up-to-date list of many of the major positive psychology courses available for people around the world. Our Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing is one of the featured courses.
You can also search a database of top influencers in positive psychology. It’s a growing resource, which aims to enable people to find any positive psychology researcher or research topic in the world, by name or topic. Seph and his team want to build and maintain a flourishing list, so you can add comments about any additional researchers you have been inspired by who are not yet on the list.
We also love the positive psychology quotes contributed by readers. Here are some inspiring examples.
When you appreciate the good, the good appreciates. – Tal Ben-Shahar
The purpose of life is to discover your gifts and the meaning of life is to give them away. – one of Martin Seligman’s favourite quotes
Lastly, we would definitely recommend you download the free eBook featuring 27 of positive psychology’s most fascinating facts. It’s a simple read, packed with facts and summaries from a wide range of positive psychology areas, from mindfulness to motivation.
Here’s the link again to visit and bookmark: Positivepsychologyprogram.com.