Positive Psychology in practice


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Interested in the science behind positive psychology findings?

Find below a comprehensive list of resources – books, articles, reports, publications, and other resources used in the making of my book “How to Love Life – Positive Psychology on the Way of Truth, Joy and Love” as well for my workshops and training. 

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List of recommended books:

Achor, S. (2010). The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance At Work. New York: Crown Business. – great overview of the application of these principles in a business environment

Boniwell, I. (2012). Positive Psychology in a Nutshell: The Science of Happiness. Open University Press. – great book to start exploring positive psychology

Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1990). Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience. New York: Harper & Row. – legendary book, who wouldn’t want to be in flow more often?

Dweck, C. S. (2006). Mindset: The new psychology of success. New York: Random House. – how growth mindset was discovered and how we can apply it

Hanson, R. (2018). Resilient: Find Your Inner Strength. Ebury Publishing. – honest and practical

Hefferon, K., & Boniwell, I. (2011). Positive psychology: theory, research and applications. McGraw Hill Open University Press. – manual for those who want to dig deeper into this topic

Ivtzan, I., Lomas, T., Hefferon, K., & Worth, P. (2016). Second wave positive psychology: Embracing the dark side of life. Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group. – describes the advancement in this field

Kabat-Zinn, J. (2005). Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness. Hachette Books. – mindfulness classic

Niemiec, R. M. (2018). Character strengths interventions: A field guide for practitioners. Hogrefe Publishing. – fabulous practical guide on how to apply strengths and how to work with them

Lopez, S. J., & Snyder, C. R. (2011). Oxford handbook of positive psychology. Oxford: Oxford University Press. – The „Bible“ of positive psychology – over 800 pages!

Seligman, M. E. P. (2011). Flourish: A visionary new understanding of happiness and well-being. New York: Free Press. –  an overview of research directly from the father of positive psychology

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Complete list of scientific articles and other literature

(style - APA - American Psychological Association 6th edition):

Alonso, M. A. P. (2015). Metacognition and Sensorimotor Components Underlying the Process of Handwriting and Keyboarding and Their Impact on Learning. An Analysis from the Perspective of Embodied Psychology. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 176, 263–269. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.01.470

Ambridge, B. (2014). Is There Any Scientific Evidence for the Benefits of Hugging? Retrieved August 17, 2020, from https://daily.jstor.org/scientific-evidence-benefits-hugging/

Appleton, J. (2018). The Gut-Brain Axis: Influence of Microbiota on Mood and Mental Health. Integrative Medicine (Encinitas, Calif.), 17(4), 28–32. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31043907

Baikie, K. A., & Wilhelm, K. (2005, September). Emotional and physical health benefits of expressive writing. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment. Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1192/apt.11.5.338

Bakker, A. B., & Schaufeli, W. B. (2015). Work Engagement. In Organizational Behavior. Wiley Online Library.

Barragan-Jason, G., Atance, C. M., Hopfensitz, A., Stieglitz, J., & Cauchoix, M. (2019, January 10). Commentary: Revisiting the marshmallow test: A conceptual replication investigating links between the early delay of gratification and later outcomes. Frontiers in Psychology. Frontiers Media S.A. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02719  

Baskin, T. W., & Enright, R. D. (2004). Intervention Studies on Forgiveness: A Meta-Analysis. Journal of Counseling & Development, 82(1), 79–90. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.1556-6678.2004.tb00288.x

Berger, B. G. (1996). Psychological Benefits of an Active Lifestyle: What We Know and What We Need to Know. Quest -Illinois- National Association for Physical Education in Higher Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/00336297.1996.10484201

Berman, M. G., Jonides, J., & Kaplan, S. (2008). The Cognitive Benefits of Interacting With Nature. Psychological Science, 19. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9280.2008.02225

Biswas-Diener, R. (2011). Positive psychology as social change. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.

Boden, C. J., Cook, D., Lasker-Scott, T., Moore, S., & Shelton, D. (2006). Five Perspectives on Reflective Journaling. Retrieved from http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/104515950601700105

Boud, D. (2001). Using Journal Writing to Enhance Reflective Practice. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 90. Retrieved from https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/ace.16

Buchanan, K., & Bardi, A. (2010). Acts of kindness and acts of novelty affect life satisfaction. Journal of Social Psychology, 150(3), 235–237. https://doi.org/10.1080/00224540903365554

Buettner, D. (2012). The Blue Zones: 9 lessons for living longer from the people who’ve lived the longest.

Burkhardt, J., & Brennan, C. (2012, June). The effects of recreational dance interventions on the health and well-being of children and young people: A systematic review. Arts and Health. https://doi.org/10.1080/17533015.2012.665810

Cacioppo, J. T., & Hawkley, L. C. (2003). Social Isolation and Health, with an Emphasis on Underlying Mechanisms. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 46, 39–52. Retrieved from https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/eee5/0b7db7b3b8976d525bc96622b95ab0a921dc.pdf

Carabotti, M., Scirocco, A., Maselli, M. A., & Severi, C. (2015). The gut-brain axis: Interactions between enteric microbiota, central and enteric nervous systems. Annals of Gastroenterology, 28(2), 203–209. Retrieved from www.annalsgastro.gr

Carver, C. S., Scheier, M. F., & Segerstrom, S. C. (2010, November). Optimism. Clinical Psychology Review. NIH Public Access. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2010.01.006

Cirino, E. (2018). Why You Should Get (and Give) More Hugs. Retrieved August 17, 2020, from https://www.healthline.com/health/hugging-benefits#3.-Hugs-may-boost-your-heart-health

Clary, E. G., Snyder, M., Ridge, R. D., Copeland, J., Stukas, A. A., Haugen, J., & Miene, P. (1998). Understanding and Assessing the Motivations of Volunteers: A Functional Approach. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 74(6), 1516–1530. Retrieved from https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/b46a/11a4464f77b64492e2c2b688d9ebcc3c5565.pdf

Conversano, C., Rotondo, A., Lensi, E., Della Vista, O., Arpone, F., & Reda, M. A. (2010). Optimism and Its Impact on Mental and Physical Well-Being. Clinical Practice & Epidemiology in Mental Health, 6(1), 25–29. https://doi.org/10.2174/1745017901006010025

Cooperrider, D. L., & Whitney, D. K. (2005). Appreciative inquiry : a positive revolution in change. Berrett-Koehler.

Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2000). Beyond Boredom and Anxiety; Experiencing

in Work and Play. Jossey-Bass Publishers. Retrieved from www.getAbstract.com

Curry, O. S., Rowland, L. A., Van Lissa, C. J., Zlotowitz, S., McAlaney, J., & Whitehouse, H. (2018). Happy to help? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of performing acts of kindness on the well-being of the actor. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 76, 320–329. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2018.02.014

Davidson, R. J., Kabat-zinn, J., Schumacher, J., Rosenkranz, M., Muller, D., Santorelli, S. F., … Sheridan, J. F. (2003). Alterations in Brain and Immune Function Produced by Mindfulness Meditation. Psychosomatic Medicine, 65, 564–570. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.PSY.0000077505.67574.E3

De Young, R. (2010). Restoring Mental Vitality in an Endangered World: Reflections on the Benefits of Walking. Ecopsychology, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.1089/eco.2009.0043

Diamond, A., & Amso, D. (2008). Contributions of neuroscience to our understanding of cognitive development. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 17(2), 136–141. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8721.2008.00563.x

Diener, E. (2000). Subjective well-being: The science of happiness and a proposal for a national index. American Psychologist, 55(1), 34–43. https://doi.org/10.1037/0003-066X.55.1.34

Diener, E., & Tay, L. (2015). Subjective well-being and human welfare around the world as reflected in the Gallup World Poll. International Journal of Psychology, 50(2), 135–149. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijop.12136

Dillbeck, M. C., & Cavanaugh, K. L. (2016). Societal Violence and Collective Consciousness. SAGE Open, 6(2), 215824401663789. https://doi.org/10.1177/2158244016637891

Douka, S., Zilidou, V. I., Lilou, O., & Manou, V. (2019). Traditional dance improves the physical fitness and well-being of the elderly. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 11(APR). https://doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2019.00075

Duckworth, A. L., & Seligman, M. E. P. (2012). Self-Discipline outdoes IQ in predicting the academic performance of adolescents. Psychological Science, 16(12), 939–944. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9280.2005.01641.x

Fox, K. C. R., Nijeboer, S., Dixon, M. L., Floman, J. L., Ellamil, M., Rumak, S. P., … Christoff, K. (2014). Is meditation associated with altered brain structure? A systematic review and meta-analysis of morphometric neuroimaging in meditation practitioners. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 43, 48–73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2014.03.016

Fredrickson, B. L. (1998). What Good Are Positive Emotions? Review of General Psychology, 2(3), 300–319. Retrieved from http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=

Fredrickson, B. L. (2003). The Value of Positive Emotions. Retrieved from www.americanscientist.org

Fredrickson, B. L. (2004). The broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 359, 1367–1377. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2004.1512

Fredrickson, B. L. (2013). Positive Emotions Broaden and Build. In Advances in Experimental Social Psychology (Vol. 47, pp. 1–53). Academic Press. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-407236-7.00001-2

Fredrickson, B. L., & Joiner, T. (2002). Positive Emotions Trigger Upward Spirals toward Emotional Well-Being. Psychological Science, 13(2). Retrieved from https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/d81f/67e6bba38c9a5e6c6ada8b7623465b5de36c.pdf

Froh, J. J., Kashdan, T. B., Yurkewicz, C., Fan, J., Allen, J., & Glowacki, J. (2010). The benefits of passion and absorption in activities: Engaged living in adolescents and its role in psychological well-being. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 5(4), 311–332. https://doi.org/10.1080/17439760.2010.498624

Gagne, M. (2014). The Oxford Handbook of Work Engagement, Motivation, and Self-Determination Theory. Oxford Library of Psychology, 465. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199794911.001.0001

Ghent, A. (2011, April 1). The happiness effect. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. World Health Organization. https://doi.org/10.2471/blt.11.020411

Gierveld, J. de J. (1998). A review of loneliness: concept and definitions, determinants and consequences. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology, 8, 73–80. Retrieved from http://dare.ubvu.vu.nl/bitstream/handle/1871/22991/111286.pdf?sequence=1

Gostick, A. R., & Chester, E. (2007). The Carrot Principle: How the Best Managers Use Recognition to Engage Their People, Retain Talent, and Accelerate Performance. New York: Free Press

Grierson, B. (2014). What if Age Is Nothing but a Mind-Set? – The New York Times. Retrieved August 18, 2020, from https://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/26/magazine/what-if-age-is-nothing-but-a-mind-set.html

Handbook of Positive Psychology – Google Books. (n.d.). Retrieved January 12, 2018, from https://books.google.hr/books?hl=en&lr=&id=2Cr5rP8jOnsC&oi=fnd&pg=PA446&dq=Nelson,+M.+K.+(1992).+A+new+theory+of+forgiveness.+Unpublished+doctoral+dissertation,+Purdue+University,+West+Lafayette,+IN.&ots=elD4iAEv3W&sig=8KB0sTFZrmugoDusmdzdv-LX7xE&redir_es

Hartig, T., Hägerhäll, C. M., & Tomalak, M. (2010). Health Benefits of Nature Experience: Psychological, Social and Cultural Processes Analysis of qualifications required for sustainability-oriented environmental problem-solving View project Urban Gardening in Europe View project. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-9806-1_5

Hawkley, L. C., & Cacioppo, J. T. (2010). Loneliness matters: a theoretical and empirical review of consequences and mechanisms. Annals of Behavioral Medicine: A Publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, 40(2), 218–227. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12160-010-9210-8

Holt-Lunstad, J., & Smith, T. B. (2015). Loneliness and Social Isolation as Risk Factors for Mortality: A Meta-Analytic Review. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10, 227–237. Retrieved from https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/facpubhttps://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/facpub/1996

Holt-Lunstad, J., Smith, T. B., & Layton, J. B. (2010, July). Social relationships and mortality risk: A meta-analytic review. PLoS Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1000316

Hoog, N., & Verboon, P. (2020). Is the news making us unhappy? The influence of daily news exposure on emotional states. British Journal of Psychology, 111(2), 157–173. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjop.12389

Hubbs, D. L., & Brand, C. F. (2005). The Paper Mirror: Understanding Reflective Journaling. Journal of Experiential Education, 28(1), 60–71. Retrieved from http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/105382590502800107

Ivtzan, Itai, Young, T., Martman, J., Allison, J., Lomas, T., Rona, H., & Eiroa-Orosa, F. J. (2016). Integrating Mindfulness into Positive Psychology: A Randomised Controlled Trial of an Online Positive Mindfulness Program. Mindfulness, 7(6), 1396–1407. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-016-0581-1

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Jose, P. E., Lim, B. T., & Bryant, F. B. (2012). Does savoring increase happiness? A daily diary study. Journal of Positive Psychology, 7(3), 176–187. https://doi.org/10.1080/17439760.2012.671345

Kabat-Zinn, J., Senge, P., Otto Scharmer, C., Jaworski, J., Flowers, B. S., Boyatzis, R., & McKee, A. (2002). Mindfulness based stress reduction: World Bank Institute. Retrieved from https://csp.treasury.gov.za/Resource _Centre/Conferences/Documents/Leadership Course Global Cities/Course Readings/WORLD BANK Workbook – 2nd to 9th March 2012.pdf

Karabenick, S. A., & Urdan, T. C. (2010). The Decade Ahead : Theoretical Perspectives on Motivation and Achievement. Emerald.

Kendler, K. S., Hettema, J. M., Butera, F., Gardner, C. O., & Prescott, C. A. (2003). ` Danger in the Prediction of Onsets of Major Depression and Generalized Anxiety. Archives of General Psychiatry, 60(8), 789–796. https://doi.org/10.1001/archpsyc.60.8.789

Kiken, L. G., Lundberg, K. B., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2017). Being Present and Enjoying It: Dispositional Mindfulness and Savoring the Moment Are Distinct, Interactive Predictors of Positive Emotions and Psychological Health. Mindfulness, 8(5), 1280–1290. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-017-0704-3

Kim, J., & Pai, M. (2010). Volunteering and Trajectories of Depression. Journal of Aging and Health, 22(1), 84–105. https://doi.org/10.1177/0898264309351310

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