Category Archives: Positive Psychology

Nurture your strength or fix your weakness?

I would like to ask you to go back in time for a moment to when you were in school. Imagine you brought your school report back home and had received a bunch of A’s and B’s next to one … Continue reading

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Inspiring Stories – Chapter 1 – Reflections on Positive Thinking

The following is a true story of a 25 year old Chinese seaman called Poon Lim. Poon Lim left Cape Town harbour in 1942 as a merchant on a British ship. Shortly after, the ship was torpedoed by the German … Continue reading

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What is Positive Psychology?

Time and again the reactions of people make me smile when they ask me what I am doing and I reply I am a psychologist. Not infrequently will the answer, in a slight, distancing tone, be something along the lines … Continue reading

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