The Shoeshine Boy

This is a beautiful book about a young boy in South America that’s a shoe shine boy in an airport. Two American businessmen see him and begin to teach him some of the essentials of both life and business. Without going through the whole story I wanted to share some of the little gems that…

Tips from women in leadership

There is nothing new about Women in leadership roles, what is new is that we’re banding together to support each other like never before! I had the privilege to go to a conference on Women in Leadership recently and I wanted to share a few of the pearls of wisdom I took away from the…

Bringing Happiness Home

In 2009 I decided that I wanted to write a book. Not a complex or intellectual book, just a simple coffee table book that collated the best of what I’d learned about happiness and how to bring it into your life for good. I traveled overseas for around 18 months beginning in 2002, and made…

Every Mum knows the feeling!

After I picked the kids up from care this afternoon I ducked into the library on the way home. (I Love the Library, but that’s for another time.) Laura was having a tantrum on the footpath outside while I had Dylan in one arm and my books and bag in the other. I started walking…

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Why Positive Psychology is the key to your Business Success

Given that the average employee is unproductive for around 25% of their working day, (and often stressed for the other 75%,) Positive Psychology Coaching aims to increase personal productivity and efficiency while building resilience to stress and burnout. The objective of the coaching program is to provide tangible results to the business while supporting executives to build a positive mindset and a sustainable work/ life balance.

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The best bits of Positive Psychology

There are many life changing theories in Positive Psychology! The research and concepts that stand out for me include the following: Seligman’s has a theory on how happiness plays out in peoples lives, he describes them as: The Pleasant life – Based on experiencing pleasure and feelings of positive Emotion, broken down into the past,…