Leading experts in the field of positive psychology contributed to this video about the practices and components of an arm of psychology that begins from the perspective of an individual’s strengths, not their deficits. Teachers can use all clips with students or as professional development in learning about the topic and students. Classroom activities are included for many of the clips. Martin Seligman, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, George Vaillant.
Norman Anderson of the American Psychological Society talks about emotional resiliency as a method to help people cope with family or national difficulties. The connection between attitude, positive emotion, rich social relations and good health are highlighted.