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(p. 230) Session Fourteen: Altruism 

(p. 230) Session Fourteen: Altruism
(p. 230) Session Fourteen: Altruism

Tayyab Rashid

, and Martin Seligman

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date: 28 May 2020

Altruism is benefitting others, at one’s own will, without being asked for it and without any financial reimbursement. In positive psychotherapy (PPT), meaning entails using one’s signature strengths to belong to and serve something that one believes is bigger than the self. One wants to make a life that matters to the world and create a difference for the better. The psychological benefits of altruism are significant. In Session Fourteen, clients learn how being altruistic helps both themselves and others. The central PPT practice covered in this session is the Gift of Time.

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