Tag: positive psychology

Sustaining Admiration Leads to Lasting Love

Sustaining Admiration Leads to Lasting Love

Admiration is probably one of the most significant elements in the earliest days of romance or any relationship. When we see a photo of an old couple, like the one used in this post, we assume that they have been in love the whole time. 

What is the Role of Positive Psychology?

What is the Role of Positive Psychology?

Can there be too much positivity? It’s possible. Positive psychology is a useful tool and application to treat minor ailments and as a form of mental health maintenance and optimiser. However, we cannot dismiss the importance of the less desired emotions as they are eager 

Is social distancing causing delay in response time?

Is social distancing causing delay in response time?

In Singapore, we refer to the lockdown as a circuit breaker (CB). CB entails a set of stringent preventive measures, including social distancing to curb with the effects of COVID-19 pandemic.

While I am not necessarily proud of it, I have been circuit breaking long before the circuit breaker is a thing. Not counting the years that I resumed some normality and went back to school to pursue my psychology studies since mid-2013, I had spent about six years before that living like a circuit breaker expert. Continue reading Is social distancing causing delay in response time?

How to create happy positive emotions by easy self-help and mindfulness

How to create happy positive emotions by easy self-help and mindfulness

Mindfulness starts with a slow pace It was a seemingly uneventful afternoon, with the sun shining bright and warm in the usually hot and humid Singapore. Yet, my view was clouded with glooms, and the air smelt of the stench of staleness. I felt heavy 

When Depression is about Successful Survivorship

When Depression is about Successful Survivorship

It was just another ordinary day after a mundane routine of unimportant work. Like a bunch of worker ants on clockwork, we mindlessly took the company transport from the office located in the industrial estate and alighted at the nearest MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) train