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Positive psychology and well-being - creating sustained impact

Positive psychology, or the science of flourishing and optimal functioning provides a new approach to creating positive change. This thematic series is concerned with showcasing leading research and practice which contributes to our understanding on how to create sustained improvements in well-being across a wide range of life domains.

  1. Debate

    Why won’t it Stick? Positive Psychology and Positive Education

    Following the launch of the positive psychology movement teachers and educators emerged as early adopters of this fledgling science. This approach was called positive education. It describes scientifically val...

    Mathew A. White

    Psychology of Well-Being 2016 6:2

    Published on: 9 February 2016

  2. Research

    Workplace Well-Being: The Role of Job Crafting and Autonomy Support

    Studies have found that job crafting and employee well-being are correlated. Less is known, however, about the contextual variables that support or thwart job crafting within an organization. The present study...

    Gavin R. Slemp, Margaret L. Kern and Dianne A. Vella-Brodrick

    Psychology of Well-Being 2015 5:7

    Published on: 25 August 2015