Positive Psychology

Dr. Paul Wong
 
Mature Happiness and Global Wellbeing in Difficult Times

Mature Happiness and Global Wellbeing in Difficult Times

Authors Co-authored with Victoria Bowers, Ph.D. candidate, Saybrook University. Abstract The starting point in the wellbeing research of this chapter is that life is full of sufferings, just as the living environment is full of bacteria, viruses, and toxins....

How to Write a Good Manuscript Review

How to Write a Good Manuscript Review

Have the Necessary Expertise Do not review manuscripts beyond your scope of competency. Journals are more likely to publish papers with serious errors or deficiencies if their manuscripts have not gone through rigorous review by reviewers with the necessary expertise....

The Positive Psychology of Shame and the Theory of PP 2.0

The Positive Psychology of Shame and the Theory of PP 2.0

The Value of Shame: Exploring a Health Resource in Cultural Contexts By Elisabeth Vanderheiden and Claude-Hélène Mayer Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2017. 302 pp. ISBN 978-3-319-53099-4. $119.00 Reviewed by Paul T. P. Wong The Value of Shame: Exploring a Health...

Critique of Positive Psychology and Positive Interventions

Critique of Positive Psychology and Positive Interventions

Authors Co-authored with Sandi Roy, M.D., Chief Medical Director, RKHC Charitable Hospital and Founder, Happiness India Project, Delhi, India.Abstract This chapter critiques positive psychology (PP) and PP interventions (PPIs) at three levels. First, it identifies the...

International Psychology and I: A Reflection

International Psychology and I: A Reflection

My birth and historical and cultural background as a Chinese combined with my higher education and academic career as a Canadian have destined me to be an international psychologist. Since my days as a graduate student, all that is within me has recoiled from...

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