“Seligman’s PERMA+ Model Explained: A Theory of Wellbeing”

Originally posted in our June 2021 Top of Mind Newsletter.

As we enter the Summer months, many of us reflect on the year so far and take time to be with family and friends. This period can be an opportunity for growth, recovery, and rejuvenation. With this in mind, we wanted to focus on a few tools that can improve our well-being; whether that is hearing a time of rest or during our day-to-day lives.

We’ll start with Martin Seligman’s model of well-being, the PERMA+ Model. The model has five core areas: Positive emotion, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning, and Accomplishments. “The PERMA model makes up WBT, where each dimension works in concert to give rise to a higher-order construct that predicts the flourishing of groups, communities, organizations, and nations.”

Check out this comprehensive blog piece that covers each concept that makes up the model, as well as ways you can adopt methods to improve your own well-being using the PERMA+ Model.

Engage with the Model