Positive Psychology and Wellness

Information & Educational Resources

University of Pennsylvannia Positive Psychology Center: Teachings and Resouces about Positive Psychology

Wellness on MentalHelp.Net: MentalHelp.net is a website that exists to promote mental health and wellnes education and advocacy and has information and resources on a variety of topics, including Wellness.

Student Mental Health: A Guide to Identifying Disorders and Promoting Wellness: includes mental health trends on campus, getting help for top mental health concerns, general wellness strategies for all college students, etc.

Also, see Positive Psychology and Wellness under Education and Professional Development, MHAP

Self-Help Resources

Books & Articles

From PositiveAcorn.com, here are some free resources:

Turning Lemons Into Lemonade: Hardiness Helps People Turn Stressful Circumstances into Opportunities, American Psychological Association (APA)

The Road to Resilience, APA

Kashdan, Todd B. and Ciaarrochi, Joseph (Editors), Mindfulness, Acceptance, and Positive Psychology: The Seven Foundations of Well-Being (The Context Press Mindfulness and Acceptance Practica Series, Context Press, 2013

Seligman, Martin E.P., Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment, Atria Books, 2004


Videos on Personal Development: including How to be True to Yourself, How to Challenge Yourself, How to Improve Interpersonal Skills, How To Be Creative, How to Deal With Difficult People, etc.

Life is Right Now-- Jon Kabat-Zinn on Mindfulness

Happiness and Well-Being Prezi from Humboldt State University, Counseling & Psychological Services

See third column of Positive Psychology and Wellness section under Education and Professional Development, MHAP for several videos and articles

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