Dr. Stoil Mavrodiev, Assoc. Prof.
South-West University “Neofit Rilski” Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
Absract. This article presents the genesis and basic ideas of positive psychology. The human personality is revealed through the prism of positive psychology. The problem areas of positive psychology are outlined, while at the same time are emphasized the key concepts in the above field. Basic concepts and theoretical understandings are discussed. The basic tenets for a “good”, “enjoyable” and “meaningful” life were derived, according to Seligman's theory.
Keywords: positivism; well-being; happiness; commitment; purposefulness; enjoyable life