Introduction of PERMA Model
Martin Seligman is the father of the positive psychology movement.. He has written a number of important books on the science of well-being. When Seligman first kicked off the positive psychology party, he wrote a book called authentic happiness and asked a core question: What makes up a happy life?
Seligman captures five elements of well-being and happiness to develop the PERMA model... (watch the video for more)
Seligman, M. E. P. (2002). Authentic happiness: Using the new positive psychology to realize your potential for lasting fulfillment. New York, NY, US: Free Press.
Seligman, M. E. P. (2011). Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being. New York, NY, US: Free Press.