positive psychology

Positive Psychology

Mental wellbeing can be measured on a scale of minus eight to positive eight. Traditional psychology is very successful in assisting people to move from the negative up to neutral. Unfortunately, most people with mental health issues don’t want to be ‘neutral’ they want to be happy and experience wellbeing. The role of positive psychology…

Tree House Reflections

Tree House Reflections

My first weekend at uni… I’m studying the MAPP which is a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology at Melbourne Uni and last weekend was our first intensive. I think this was a warm up task, we had to create a blog to reflect how we felt after our first intensive, so here goes!    …

good vibes

How to keep your home filled with good vibes

Having a space to relax and unwind is critical for your mind to function effectively. Catherine is a designer who’s kindly written this article about how to create good vibes in your home with positive styling. Thanks Catherine! (Her details are all below.) Everybody wants to feel good in their home. It’s important to fill…

santosha

Santosha – A mantra for balanced progress

Santosha is a Sanskrit term that, loosely translated, means contentment in the moment. When used in the discipline of Yoga, it refers to a point you’ll find while attempting any challenging pose. Stand up for a moment, trust me, doing this will be a turning point in your life if you get this concept. Gently…

Positivity books

Positivity – A new way to thrive

I read a lot. My latest book is one of my favorites, Positivity by Barbara Fredrickson. I’ve been aware of her work for a long time, but reading her book has brought her research to life and really highlighted why positivity is so important! Below I’ve summarised what I found to be the key elements…

Post it notes

Business Values bring everything together

Recently I attended a business conference where we were encouraged to write our business values down. I’ve always known my personal values, but I didn’t see how my business values would help, being it’s generally just me in the business. However, the business is growing. I now have a Marketing Assistant, Alanna working with me,…