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Positive Psychology
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People usually attach negative connotations to their understanding of psychology, and these things are categorized by DSM-IV codes for ordinary problems de jour - anxiety, depression, or stress. Then this belief is further reinforced when friends and family indicate that someone could, in theory, be in therapy forever working on ‘their issues’, as nobody is perfect. Positive psychology makes a world of sense on many levels: as a transition after years of intense Freudian work, a turn-up every five or seven years makes terrific sense and especially in a coaching environment where fine tuning senior executives helps them reach their
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There is a release of pressure and a knowing-ness that the matter will be resolved. Positive Psychology focuses on what is right with a person as opposed to what is wrong with them. Positive feelings evoke a myriad of desirable goodies that any sane person can easily dream about over morning coffee at their desk. One of the best feelings is termed knowledge emergence or to put it in lay terms, leaning new knowledge or knowledge creation.
With our children we look for ways to enhance this behavior of knowledge creation or emergence; we guide them, we try to encourage gently, or as Maria Montessori indicated that individuals disciplined when they are rendered as artificially silent and obedient is more of an individual annihilated, not educated, or inspired. A child should be free to learn, without feeling constantly hampered, or dealing with unnecessary hurdles, to simply complete their task of learning. Similarly, the adult worker could not help but thrive in an environment where their knowledge creation is encouraged, respected, and guided. It is a joyful feeling to figure out an answer to a detailed problem that has held up a department or process, but it is more fulfilling to do so within a positive process, rather than in one that negates self-confidence. Ms. Montessori was fond of saying to follow the child, in other words to let them learn; also that the happiness of the learner was the most telling test of the correctness

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