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How is Positive Psychology used in coaching?

By Sandeep Kulshrestha Positive psychology is frequently integrated into coaching practices to enhance personal development, well-being, and overall effectiveness. Here are several ways in which positive psychology principles are utilized in coaching which are as follows: Strengths-based approach : Positive psychology emphasizes identifying and leveraging an individual's strengths rather than focusing solely on weaknesses. Coaches often use assessments like the VIA Character Strengths or Gallup's StrengthsFinder to help clients recognize and capitalize on their unique qualities. Goal setting and achievement : Coaches assist clients in setting meaningful, achievable goals aligned with their values and strengths. Positive psychology techniques such as goal visualization, positive affirmations, and creating action plans enhance motivation and increase the likelihood of goal attainment. Cultivating resilience : Resilience is a key component of positive psychology, and coaches help