The Journal of Positive Psychology: Dedicated to Furthering Research and Promoting Good Practice

Before reading this article, I never knew much about positive education. It is defined as education for both traditional skills and happiness. It’s purpose is to create a positive environment in an educational setting.

With positive education comes many benefits for students. Like, increase positive emotions, meaning and engagement, and decrease mental illnesses. I feel that having this environment as a student would have made learning more enjoyable for everyone. Everyone would have so interest in the topics due to the increased levels of creativity. Especially acknowledging everyone’s differences and promoting a positive atmosphere for students.

Do you believe having positive psychology would be more helpful or less for students?

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