The latest research on Positive Psychology. Positive psychology is a scientific approach to studying human thoughts, feelings, and behavior with a focus on strengths instead of weakness, building the good in life instead of repairing the bad, and taking the lives of average people up to “great” instead of focusing solely on moving those who are struggling up to “normal” Peterson Coffee Brown spent 20 years as an Emergency Medicine Physician, one of the highest burnout and suicide jobs, then the last 12 years teaching Emergency Medicine. He did not want to make a career of destroying young spirits, so he has been following the literature of Positive Psychology since discovering Martin Seligman 20 years ago. “The Recipe” is his summary of the most consistent and robust findings. Happiness is a lot easier to achieve if you know how!