Well-Being Models

In the process of evolution, our brain tries to make sense of our learning by making different models of well-being. Sharing some of them as we are evolving in this journey 🙂

A Perspective on Overuse, Underuse, and Optimal use of VIA Character Strengths

Source: Ryan M. Niemiec (2019): Finding the golden mean: the overuse,
underuse, and optimal use of character strengths, Counselling Psychology Quarterly, DOI:

Childfulness (Ivan’s Idea of Engagement and Flow)

Based on our Positive Parenting Interactions with Ivan, he has developed his idea of Mindfulness

Learned Optimism

Inspired by the Learned Helplessness Theory and Learned Optimism Concept – both by Dr Martin Seligman

Strength Optimisation

Inspired by Dr Christopher Peterson’s unfinished Masterwork on Strength Optimisation Idea

Intraday Resilience

Based on my discussion with my wife, we developed this model to help augment her workplace well-being

Resilience And Hope – Support Cyclically


Self-Compassion & Choice In Smartphone Notifications & Messages

Based on daily struggles of responding to alerts, notifications and messages for practising Mindfulness