Benefits of Positive Psychology with evolving scientific research and evidence to support learned optimism and hope, Viktor Frankl's quotes are a welcome boost to the 'New Normal' we are currently experiencing.
"My sunset of possibilities"
When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.
Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.
Read, or reread Viktor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning. This has the power to take you above any of the Coronavirus blues!
Benefits of Positive Psychology
Are even more so in the New Normal period of our lives!
Everything we thought we knew, needs a compelling rethink!
Fortunately, we have an active trio waiting to help :
Never, forgetting those in the middle-late adulthood category, who are in the best position to be widely influential, their practical wisdom, respect, status, resilience, skills, socially relatable and a vault of resources, seasoned over many years!
You've got me as your inspirational guide!
The Benefits of Positive Psychology structured firmly, scientific research, compelling evidence that spiral evolutionary, to take on any pandemic, wars and tsunamis! Paul Wong demonstrates how positive psychology responds to the wakeup call of Covid-19, later on in my page!
Add these together, and you have a potent cocktail of the human spirit that has the momentum to scale most adversities!
On this page, we'll be focusing on Positive Goal Setting, but before we do this, it's wise to begin with some foundational principles on our positive emotions page.
Positive Emotions, and
you'll see the powerful trifecta:
Growth vs' Fixed Mindset
Broaden & Build
By doing this, you have a turbo-charged your mind to set any goals you choose!
If as an example, we choose to set a positive goal of building relationships, first with ourselves then with others.Undoubtedly worthwhile, human beings wired to do so!Arm ourselves with positive emotions and a high degree of hope to meet the challenges that always come along.Making that connection wards of giant killer loneliness!
Okay, face-to-face contact is problematic in the current climate.
"Lean on Skype, social media."
Above all, frame your goals with kindness, forgiveness and love.
Kitty Kallen's 'Little Things Mean A Lot' Listen to the song again!
I illustrated the power of these little things, on my page of Solution Focused Therapy.
The golden gem of little exceptions!
Imagine the impact you have on others!
Goal setting for what are your best hopes for the future?
Angela Duckworth book on "Grit" is a powerful determinate when setting goals. Listen to the podcast, by clicking on "Grit"
Relationships of grandfather to grandson.
Keep you posted!
Benefits of Positive Psychology is evolving all the time with new science and research to meet the changing times!
Now for Paul Wong's words of wisdom: (I have abbreviated)
Seven Reasons Why the New Normal May Be Good for You!
I have used Frankl's quotes, as they resonate with me:
T.O. Frankl defines tragic optimism as the decision to say "yes" to life despite the pain, guilt, and death that one must necessarily face. These three hostile forces counteracted by the positive energies of hope, faith, and love.
And, his other quote, so relevant today!
When we are no longer able to change a situation, challenge ourselves to change. ( We can do that! my quote)