Tag Archives: Positive Psychology
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Identifying and Using Your Key Strengths: Methods and Concerns

Dr Nash Popovic talks to us about identifying and using your key strengths, and the dangers of taking it too far and neglecting your weaknesses. He also questions the validity of the VIA strengths survey and suggests a multi-method approach to identifying your strengths.

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Video: Self-Regulation: The Holy Grail of Personal Development

Dr Nash Popovic talks to us about Self-Regulation (aka Self-Mastery, Self-Control, Self-Discipline). (Note: to watch a higher quality version of the video, press play, then select an HD version)

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Video: Mastery of our own minds: The missing piece of the puzzle

We’ve made great advances in science and technology but not in the mastery of our own minds… Dr Nash Popovic talks about his inspiration for developing the Personal Synthesis Programme.

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Positive Psychologist critiques Positive Psychology

Dr Nash Popovic talks about Positive Psychology and its limits, identifying your core strengths and the fact that the tests may not be valid, and the problem with psychological research. The willingness of scientists and social scientists to openly criticize their own fields, and sometimes their own work, is one of the things I respect most about […]

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