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Happiness, positive psychology and liberated learning

  • Jennie S. Bev

San Francisco   /   Sun, April 4 2010   /  09:26 am

The motivation and self-help industry is worth US$64 billion worldwide. People, who are seeking for a voice of reason and enlightenment, turn to print, electronic, and audio books and videos of motivational learning. It taps a huge market for the optimization in human achievement, which can be attained more efficiently through positive psychology and liberated learning.It is something to ponder upon pertaining to optimization of dissemination of democratic learning opportunities throughout the Indonesian archipelago. By narrowing the digital divide throughout Indonesia, we should be able to implement effective liberated learning through an online environment based on positive learning psychology.While many of self-help and motivation gurus are self taught, a few distinctive positive psychologists are making their marks in the scientific study of optimal human functioning. In a nutshell, ...