Positive Signs #40, 41, 42, 43, 44, & 45

August 14, 2012  |  By
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Positive Signs is a series of interpretive diagrams, quotes, and speculations on creativity and optimism.

The positive is just as real as the negative. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi as quoted by James Pawelski (IPPA World Congress 2011)

Christine Wong Yap, _Positive Sign #40 (The positive is just as real as the negative)_, 2011; glitter pen on gridded vellum; 8.5 × 11 in. (21.5 × 28 cm)

Driven from the past; drawn to the future. Inspired by Martin E. P. Seligman. (IPPA World Congress 2011)

Christine Wong Yap, _Positive Sign #41 (Drawn to the future)_, 2011; glitter and neon pen on gridded vellum; 8.5 × 11 in. (21.5 × 28 cm)

Three-part venn diagram: optimism, positive experiences, and lack of negative affect—subjective well-being. Inspired by Ed Diener (IPPA World Congress 2011)

Christine Wong Yap, _Positive Sign #42 (Subjective Well-Being)_, 2011; glitter pen on gridded vellum; 8.5 × 11 in. (21.5 × 28 cm)

Three-part Venn diagram: goals thinking, pathways thinking, agency thinking—hope. Shane Lopez (IPPA World Congress 2011)

Christine Wong Yap, _Positive Sign #43 (Hope—Lopez model)_, 2011; glitter pen on gridded vellum; 8.5 × 11 in. (21.5 × 28 cm)

Two-part Venn diagram: optimism and self-efficacy—hope. Matt Gallager (IPPA World Congress 2011)

Christine Wong Yap, _Positive Sign #44 (Hope—Gallagher model)_, 2011; glitter pen on gridded vellum; 8.5 × 11 in. (21.5 × 28 cm)

Three Fundamental Needs: autonomy, competence, relatedness. Edward Deci and Richard Ryan (IPPA World Congress 2011)

Christine Wong Yap, _Positive Sign #45 (Three Fundamental Needs: autonomy, competence, relatedness)_, 2011; glitter pen on gridded vellum; 8.5 × 11 in. (21.5 × 28 cm)

Next: Positive Signs #46–50, on enjoyment and passion.
See all Positive Signs.

 

1 Comment

  1. Annette Kitterman (Bariger) Says:

    Awesome! Very well done! :)

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