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Flourish: The Search for Well Being. Praha 29 Juni 2010 Martin E.P. Seligman [email protected] In Memory: John R. Z. Abela d. June 18, 2010, age 39 years. Outline. Central Europe & Positive Psychology Positive Education for Achievement & for Well Being What is Positive Psychology?

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Flourish:The Search for Well Being

Praha

29 Juni 2010

Martin E.P. Seligman

[email protected]

In Memory:

John R. Z. Abela

d. June 18, 2010, age 39 years


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Outline

  • Central Europe & Positive Psychology

  • Positive Education for Achievement & for Well Being

  • What is Positive Psychology?

  • ACR Exercise

  • Skepticism re Positive Psychology

  • The Science: PP builds Intellectual, Social, Physical Capital

  • Q&A

  • Break

  • Should Well Being Be Taught?

  • Can Well Being Be Taught?

  • Evidence-based Positive Interventions

  • BREAK

  • Comprehensive Soldier Fitness

  • Gratitude Exercise

  • Politics of Well Being

  • Q&A


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Central Europe & PP

  • 100 years of LH and Tragedy

  • Intellectual Dogma Background

    Darwin, Marx, Freud

  • Prison of the Past

  • Pessimistic Premises

    Negative Emotion

    Negative Events

    Illness and Depression

    Childhood and History

    Hard Determinism

    Remediation


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Prevalence of flourishing in Europe by age groupESS data 2006/7, n=43,000


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Prevalence of flourishing in Europe by years of educationESS data 2006/7, n=43,000


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Radical Positive Premises

Positive Emotion, Engagement, Meaning, Harmony

Drawn by the Future

Will, Freedom, Health

Growth


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What is Positive Psychology?

psychology should:

  • Be as concerned with strength as with weakness

  • Be as interested in building the best things in life as in repairing the worst

  • Be as concerned with making the lives of normal people fulfilling as with healing pathology

  • Develop Interventions to increase well being, not just to decrease misery


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Active Constructive

Constructive

Destructive

Active

Passive


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Skepticism about Happiness

  • Feeling vs Doing (Instrumental)

  • Suffering Trumps

  • Nothing New Here (Wealth, Longevity, LS)

  • Fuzzy

  • Antagonizes Traditional Learning

  • Antagonizes Altruism

  • Remediation vs Growth


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Intellectual Resources

  • Remote Associations

  • Creativity

  • Broadens Attention

  • Liver Diagnosis

    Positive Emotion Jolts us into a different mode of thought


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Social Resources

  • Yearbook

  • Wages 15 years later


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Health

  • Nuns

  • Heart Attack & Optimism

  • 15 Minute Break



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First Onset Change

  • 1960—mean onset age of 30 years

  • 1995—mean onset age of 14.5 years

  • Recurrent Disorder



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Denmark

USA

Italy

Russia


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Positivity Promotes Learning

  • Baby Explores under Positive

  • Broadens Attention

  • Promotes Creativity

  • Success in the Workplace


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PP Should Be Taught

  • Fights Depression

  • Raises Well Being

  • Synergy with Classroom Learning

  • Synergy with Worldly Success

  • BREAK



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Positive Interventions Empirically Validated Examples

  • Optimism: Penn Resilience Training

  • Positive Emotion: 3 Blessings

  • Engagement: Signature Strengths

  • Positive Relationships: ACR

  • Meaning & Purpose: Altruism vs Pleasure


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Penn Resilience Training (PRP)

  • 21 replications worldwide (3000 children)

  • Whitehall

  • Controlled Experiments

  • Diverse Samples

  • Led by Teachers

  • Children learn to

    handle day to day stressors

    realistic optimism

    assertiveness

    decision-making


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Well Being Can Be Taught

  • Well Being is Being Taught

    UK (250 trained PRP teachers)

    USA

    Australia

  • Entire US Army (Comprehensive Soldier Fitness)

  • BREAK


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Gratitude Exericse


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Politics of Well Being

  • Military & Economic Centuries

  • What is Wealth For? GDP vs GWB

  • The Safety Net and Florence

  • The Camel, The Rebel, & The Child Reborn

  • What can every human being say “Yes” to?

    More Positive Emotion

    More Engagement

    More Noble Purpose

    More Positive Relationships

    More Positive Accomplishment


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Sources & Resources

  • www.positivepsychology.org

    (Literature)

  • www.psych.upenn.edu/seligman

    (Literature & Manuals)

  • www.authentichappiness.org

    (Questionnaires)

  • [email protected]

  • Flourish, 2011: N.Y.: Free Press

    (My New Book)


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