27 Apr An interesting response to the attacks on positive psychology
Some time ago, a new book came out attacking positive psychology and the happiness movement. It was, in many ways, quite inaccurate and many of its criticisms were invalid and unfounded.
At the time, I wrote several posts defending the happiness “industry” and challenging some of Ehrenreich’s assumptions…but today I’m happy to bring you an interesting article that dissects her hypotheses even more thoroughly.
To read ‘Ted’s article about why Barbara Ehrenreich_ã_s Rant About Positive Thinking Is (Mostly) Wrong – just click here
Appropriately conducted and expertly delivered, positive psychology applications such as happiness coaching can change lives, organisations and communities for the better. There’s nothing wrong with raising valid concerns but let’s atleast make sure our arguments are reasonable!