The Circle of Green Warriors is a set of workshops that act as an initial step for a company to start thinking and acting in favor of its employees’ wellbeing.
It arose as a response to the described existing state of mind in society and the companies operating within it.
These workshops are based on the work of the American psychologist and father of positive psychology, Dr. Martin Seligman, and his Wellbeing Theory, which he called the PERMA Model.
Positive psychology deals with the study and strengthening of positive aspects of human life and spirituality: with questions of happiness, satisfaction, meaning, optimism, hope, perseverance, resilience, psychological wellbeing, and other key facets.
Its purpose is to direct the attention of psychology and psychologists one step further from “treatment” and the correction of people’s deficits – towards strengthening their positive capabilities and strengths.
Positive psychology is based on important insights:
Nevertheless, much of the traditional psychology of the 20th century was primarily concerned with psychological difficulties, hardships, problems, and disturbances. It achieved significant success in overcoming them, which led to improved lives for many. However, overcoming hardships and problems is only one side of what psychology can offer. Positive psychology was born in the belief that it is also necessary to study the positive sides of the human experience and mentality, and deal with them in the same way.
The phenomena and qualities studied by positive psychology are not only important for people’s wellbeing; rather, they connect with many important aspects of life. In recent years, research has shown that a wide range of aspects and elements of psychological wellbeing are associated with the overall quality of life: