Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-5
    2. Ellen T. Charry
      Pages 35-38
    3. Lim Lai Cheng
      Pages 43-46
    4. Barbara L. Fredrickson
      Pages 59-61
    5. Suzy Green, Sean O’Connor
      Pages 63-69
    6. Margaret L. (Peggy) Kern
      Pages 75-79
  3. Organizations

  4. Policy

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 235-250

About this book


This book is a collection of essays advancing the discourse in well-being science, authored by key thought leaders in positive psychology and its variants, including positive education, character education, and positive organizational scholarship. The authors address topics such as the next big ideas in well-being research and practice, potential strategies, as well as current gaps and limitations of the field. This book will be of particular interest for policy makers, educators and practitioners, as well as researchers.


Well-Being Science Increasing Human Well-Being Well-Being and Therapy Promoting Resilience and Well-Being in Schools Fostering Well-Being in Organisations Well-Being and Positive Psychology Student Fllourishing in Positive Education Well-Being Research and Practice Future Directions of Well-Being Research Measuring Youth Well-Being Strength Based Parenting Building a Positive School Culture Exploring Impact of Social Media Positive Psychology and Sport Meta-Positive-Psychology

Editors and affiliations

  • Mathew A White
    • 1
  • Gavin R. Slemp
    • 2
  • A. Simon Murray
    • 3
  1. 1.St Peter’s College – AdelaideSt PetersAustralia
  2. 2.Centre for Positive Psychology, Melbourne Graduate School of EducationThe University of MelbourneParkvilleAustralia
  3. 3.St Peter’s College – AdelaideSt PetersAustralia

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