PPWRAT001 – Research and apply theories of positive psychology to establish and develop own level of wellbeing – Pre Work

The following need to be completed prior to starting this unit.

Please go to the Work on Wellbeing website to complete all Diagnostics:

  • Psychological Wellbeing Scale
  • Satisfaction with Life Scale
  • Mindful Attention Awareness Scale
  • Work on Wellbeing

Please go to the Readings tab to read the following:

  • Positive Psychology: An Introduction (Seligman & Csikszentmihalyi, 2000)
  • Balanced Psychology and a Full Life (Seligman, 2004)
  • The Promise of Positive Psychology (Csikszentmihalyi, 2009)
  • Positive Psychology: Past, present and (possible) future (Linley, 2006)
  • What and Why is Positive Psychology (Gable and Haidt, 2005)

The following are optional.

Please go to Additional Readings to read the following:

  • Positive Psychology Network Concept Paper (Seligman, 1998)
  • Time, money, and happiness. How does putting a price on time affect our ability to smell the roses (DeVoe and House, 2012)
  • List of Positive Psychology Articles
  • Positive Psychologists on Positive Psychology – 1st Volume
  • Positive Psychologists on Positive Psychology – 2nd Volume
  • Positive Psychologists on Positive Psychology – 3rd Volume