Practicing mindfulness in a pandemic

Practicing mindfulness in a pandemic

Living through a pandemic isn’t easy, but practicing mindfulness can help A LOT. Mindfulness is getting a lot of attention in the corporate world at present because bringing mindfulness to work has some powerful benefits at both the individual and organisational levels. With our current pandemic increasing anxiety, uncertainty and playing havock with our mental…

Positive deviance at work with Jodie Cooper

What is Positive deviance? A whole lot better than good.

Traditionally, we associate deviance with negative behaviour or even delinquents. However, deviance is simply describing something that deviates from what is considered normal. Positive deviance therefor is something that falls outside our normal expectations… in a positive way, often benefiting both individuals and organisations. Gretchen Spreitzer, clinical Professor of management and organisations, defines positive deviance…

Neuroplasticity 101

What is neuroplasticity? – (The 101 version please)

Until recently, it was thought that the brain was hardwired, growing throughout adolescents then becoming a stable, unalterable mass. Through modern research we now understand that the brain is more plastic in nature. Neuroplasticity describes how the brain can reorganise itself by forming new neural connections throughout ones’ life, consistently changing and altering in response…

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What is Positive Psychology Coaching and how does it differ from Life Coaching?

What is positive psychology coaching? Positive psychology coaching has evolved from the new field of positive psychology. It’s then been blended with the skills of coaching to support individuals to reach their potential. In answering the question “what is positive psychology coaching?’ Kauffman, Boniwell, and Silberman (2010) state that “Positive Psychology Coaching is a scientifically-rooted…