Positive Psychology Theory

Over the years, we have accumulated some thought-provoking papers on positive psychology theory. Indulge in it as much as you please.

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The Rentree Blues

“It’s okay, we can sort this out, you’re only three days into the ‘rentree’” I said to my flustered client at the beginning of the week (rentree is the French label for the return to work after the summer holidays, when the new school year starts in September). She...

Are French Workers Engaged?

If engagement is the global ‘lingua franca’ in commerce amongst shareholders, workers and their managers today, figures for France show that, compared to their Anglo-Saxon contemporaries, the French have been left behind. According to the 2016 Gallup Poll of Working...

The Psychological Adoption and Adaptation of Eudaimonia

“For some identify happiness with virtue, some with practical wisdom, others with a kind of philosophic wisdom, others with these, or one of these, accompanied by pleasure or not without pleasure; while others include also external prosperity. Now ... it is not...

Income and Well-Being

Marta Morga Snyder and Lopez (2002) define subjective well being as “a broad concept that includes experiencing pleasant emotions, low levels of negative moods, and high life satisfaction” (Snyder and Lopez 2002: 467). The importance of the relationship between income...

Our Sense and Values of Time

Nancy Luksch Our sense of time influences our choices, decisions and emotional needs. We tend to make different choices depending on our value of time, our focus on the present or the future and by regulating and justifying these choices we try to maintain a sense of...

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