This is a great short cartoon which explains what positive psychology is and why it is important for individuals, the workplace and for society.
In simple terms it is the scientific study of what makes life worth living.
‘Contrary to what most of us believe, happiness does not simply happen to us. It’s something we make happen..’
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi one of the founders of Positive Psychology
For more on positive psychology see our previous blog and video of Shawn Achor on happiness or have a look at the Pursuit of Happiness website which has a lot of resources including short webinars on the importance of happiness in the workplace and how to make staff happy.