WHY SHOULD ADOLESCENTS LEARN ABOUT POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY AND UNIVERSAL ETHICS?
In brief, they will learn and assimilate vital principles that will make them happier, more conscientious, more engaged, more productive, more successful, and better, more giving, and more socially concerned citizens. Every aspect of character and behavior will be improved.
Regarding ethics, Michelle Borba, Ed.D., a former teacher, and distinguished educational consultant who has presented workshops to over one million parents and teachers worldwide, has written about the crucial importance of moral education, an area that is very sadly neglected by the bulk of today’s educational system.
BENEFITS OF POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY AND UNIVERSAL ETHICS
1. Nurtures Good Character 2. Teaches How Think and Act Right 3. Moral IQ Is Not Guaranteed 4. Protects Against Toxicity 5. Teaches Critical Life Skills 6. Creates Good Citizens 7. Counters Temptations 8. Prevents Violence and Cruelty 9. Inspires Good Behavior 10. Shapes Moral Destinies
What is perhaps most important of all is that Universal Ethics and Positive Psychology fit together like hand and glove and mutually support and reinforce each other, creating a tremendous positive synergy that generates incredible benefit. A program combining Positive Psychology and Universal Ethics is perhaps the most important thing that can contribute to students’ welfare over the long term; it is sensible, cost-effective, and able to reorient lives in the most positive and productive ways.