Prof. Oren is a clinical psychologist and one of Israel’s founding fathers of “Positive Psychology," which deals with the question of “how to recover after a crisis.” Positive Psychology's goal is to instill a strong foundation in people who have developed resilience and prevent another crisis or depressive episode.
When people ask about what happiness and contentedness entail, they generally refer to the following 3 things;
It turns out that “immense joy” is not the emotion that contributes most to happiness. It is emotions such as gratitude, pride, a sense of satisfaction and connection to people that are more significant in establishing a sense of happiness. Positive psychology does not nullify the negative - it aims to improve the measure of satisfaction as it pertains to ourselves, each time a little more.