Introduction to Intrapersonal Strengths in Positive Psychology
Free online course on the components of intrapersonal strengths in positive psychology.Publisher: NPTEL
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This free online course on introduction to intrapersonal strengths in positive psychology will start by introducing you to the concepts of hope, optimism, and resilience as components of intrapersonal strengths in positive psychology. You will learn about the concept of self along with the three aspects of the self, as well as the relationship between all these identified aspects of the self.
This course will also introduce you to the hope theory along with the scales derived from this theory. This course will teach you about the basic difference between hope and optimism, as well as the importance of developing intrapersonal strengths. You will learn about the factors that affect the development of resilience in humans as well as how to combat these factors.
Finally, this course will introduce you to the concept of flow and the various experiences associated with the concept of flow. This course will teach you about the seven core attitudes of mindfulness as put forward by Kabat-Zinn, as well as how to measure mindfulness. Begin this course to improve your knowledge of the importance of religious and spiritual practices in understanding human behaviour.Start Course Now
Intrapersonal Strengths - Learning Outcomes
Hope and Optimism
Self and Related Concepts
Intrapersonal Strengths - Lesson Summary
Flow, Mindfulness, and Spirituality
Flow, Mindfulness, and Spirituality - Learning Outcomes
Spirituality, Grit, and Mindset
Flow, Mindfulness, and Spirituality - Lesson Summary
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Define the concept of hope and optimism.
- Discuss the different levels of hope and the theory of hope.
- Explain the collectivistic and individualistic cultures as they affect the self-concepts.
- Discuss the meaning and the factors affecting resilience.
- Explain what characterizes resilient children.
- Discuss the concept of flow in positive psychology.
- Identify the nine dimensions that are used to explain the nature of flow.
- Define mindfulness according to psychologists as well as the relationship it has with Buddhism.
- Explain how mindfulness is measured in psychology.
- Discuss the importance of religion and spiritual practices for understanding human behaviour.
- Discuss the concepts of religion and spirituality.
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