Harib Shaqsy

History of Positive Psychology

[ad_1] Most psychologists believe that it began in 1998, when Martin Seligman chose it as the theme for his term of president of the American Psychological Association, though the term originates with Maslow, in his 1954 book Motivation and Personality. Seligman stressed that clinical psychology had been consumed by only mental illness, echoing Maslow's comments. Research into positive psychology might be traced back to the 4 P. A. Linley et al. origins of psychology, such as, in William James' writings on healthy mindedness. In fact, views that reflect humanism can be found in the work of William James, John Dewey, and G. Stanley Hall. William James argued that in order to study optimal human functioning thoroughly, one has to consider...

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Positive Thinking – The Big Misconception

[ad_1] Today I want to have a few words with you about an issue - interesting for most of us. You might heard a lot of it already.Perhaps you heard that you should think positive to get positive results, yes? - Or even you HAVE TO think positive if you want to become successful at all.A lot of coaches, trainers or even a hole industry of personal development experts make a living by telling us how to behave to become successful. And actually it is still the best paid job to tell others what to do.;-)But seriously - we want to share our experiences with such "tips and recommendations" with you, as we had contact to several programs in the...

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Hypnosis and the Unconscious vs. the Subconscious Debate

[ad_1] When we talk about hypnosis or hypnotherapy, we often hear the terms subconscious mind or unconscious mind. It's become clear to me that there is some degree of confusion over the meaning of the terms, and the difference between the two.It bears clarifying where the terms came from and how and why the terminology has evolved from the Freudian term subconscious mind which society naturally adopted, to the more indicative term unconscious mind.In actual fact, in the context of hypnosis, the two terms refer to precisely the same thing, it's just a matter of which term more appropriately describes the state of being. I am of the opinion that unconscious is the more appropriate choice of word.Some feel more...

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The Magic Of Your Subconscious Mind

[ad_1] Your inner wisdom... your intuition... the mind-body interface... your guiding spirit... all these are definitions of the subconscious mind. Your subconscious is the part of your mind responsible for mental operations that seem beyond the purview of normal consciousness---dreams, hunches, intuition, moments of insight, flashes of creativity, precognition---even self-sabotage when we act upon motives of which we are unaware.If you learn to trust, understand, and communicate with your subconscious you can tap into dimensions of thought that may be new to you. Your subconscious mind can serve as a source of inner guidance, self-knowledge, creativity, better health, and the motivation to accomplish goals.How do I know? I am a certified master clinical hypnotherapist as well as a licensed psychotherapist...

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