Positive emotions, resilience, gratitude and forgiveness: Rrole of positive psychology in 21st century

Chaudhary, Heera; Jyoti; Chaudhary, Sheetal
December 2014
Indian Journal of Positive Psychology;Dec2014, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p528
Academic Journal
The objective of this paper is to find out how Positive emotions, forgiveness, resilience and gratitude play a very essential role for a society to act positively. These together are extremely important for mental health and an overall balanced personality. Chronic stress from negative attitudes and a feeling of helplessness & hopelessness can upset the body's hormone balance and deplete the brain's chemicals required for feelings of happiness as well as have a damaging impact on the immune system. This article brings out that how healthy attitude not only helps a person to cope up with the worst circumstances and negativity but to also overcome it with brilliance. Here we have shed light on the importance of positivity for an individual to have better living conditions and hence, a stable society, and we also have discussed how one can have a positive outlook for various difficulties in the current living conditions.


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