Positive Psychology is defined as the study of human strengths, virtues, and effective functioning. Positive Psychology is the area of Psychology that involves in the scientific study of the strengths and virtues that enable individuals and communities to thrive.

Major foci are emotions and individual traits. Moreover, Positive Psychology is the branch of Psychology that studies ways of making human life better, enriching human experience, and helping people cultivate their potentialities. It is the field in Contemporary Psychology that explores the positive attributes of humans but does so in a more scientifically rigorous and less self-centered way than was usually the case with traditional Humanistic Psychology.

See also Life Balance.