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Positive parenting martin seligman


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Positive Parenting - How To Raise Optimistic and Resilient Children

Positive parenting martin seligman

  1. 1. A children’s strengths survey Build a cardboard house together Sleeping with babies Recalling good and bad things from the day Eating or reading together Average 2 positive to 1 negative thought Synchrony (mimicking) games Non-depressed adults Spending time together Children should be higher Best Moments Toys that promote flow Interactive at wide range of levels What did you like today? Pre-view tomorrow At about age five What do you want to do tomorrow ? Love Works well at the age of five Affection Dangers Provide unconditional Reserved strictly for “No” Ebullience Not inconveniences Limit setting Warmth Good predictor of future positive mental health Match to strengths Chores Save PRAISE for real success Calibrate it to the scale of the successImmediate and significant positive (highly desired toy) Positive Parenting - Martin Seligman Focus on happy pictureFor promise to change unwanted behavior, with clear, Say it repeatedly while falling asleepmeaningful, and significant consequences for that Dreamlandpositive on first and second breach of promise In rare circumstances, make a deal Intend to dream about it(temporary, then permanent loss of toy) Call up a happy picture in your mind Make it into a movie No more than twice per childhood Only as a last resort Seligman, M. E. (2002). Authentic happiness: using the new positive psychology to realize your potential for lasting fulfillment. New York: Free Press. Ivan Staroversky -