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To thrive is to 'flourish, prosper, do well or luxuriate'.

Positive Psychology looks at how to help people who are doing OK do even better: to be more resilient, enjoy life more, reach their full potential and generally flourish.

Dr Martin Seligman Link to external website, the founder of positive psychology, suggests that really 'flourishing' involves five key areas:

Other Ways You Can Thrive

Other people suggest that a key to happiness is being able to be present in the moment, building mindfulness and self-compassion through meditation.

Psychology tends to think that we're all heads floating around with nothing underneath, but looking after your body matters too - so take a look at the sections on Body Bits and your Brain.

Find Out More

Visit the Authentic Happiness website Link to external website if you're interested in finding out more about positive psychology.


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