What is Positive Psychology?

If we exist on a mental wellbeing scale of -8 to +8, psychology traditionally has worked to assist people to move from the negative up to neutral. The role of positive psychology is to study how to and then assist people to move from neutral to a high positive. Positive Psychology is the science and…

Happiness Habit #002 Gratitude

When I think back over the 8 years of my coaching journey and reflect on what’s had the most profound impact on my life and my happiness, gratitude is the hands down winner! It truly is an attitude of thankfulness that creeps into your life and affects your mindset in every way possible. In the…

Happiness Habit #001

  I’ve always enjoyed rising early, and what I’ve noticed is that other successful people do the same thing. It’s not that sleeping in doesn’t have the same appeal to us, it’s just that the feeling of starting the day on top of things is just to good an opportunity to miss! So, just for…

Wise up to Willpower

Recently I’ve been reading Roy Baumeister’s book ‘Will Power’ and it’s information is critical to anyone that’s trying to improve their lives, and I think that’s pretty much all of us! I created a workshop around ‘wise up to willpower’ based on his book and other new info I’ve come across, here are the key…

Are you contributing to or contaminating our world?

Whether you’re thinking, feeling and doing positive things to improve our world or weather your thinking and feeling negatively and bringing yourself and others down you’re impacting both the people and environment around you. It doesn’t matter whether you’re at work, home or simply walking along the street, each moment of your life you have…

Are you a Squiggly, Square or Oval parent?

I’ve been attending a Virtues Parenting course for the last three months and am really loving the concepts! This week we learned about parenting styles. The Squiggly parent, the Square parent and the Oval parent. The Squiggly parent has few rules, is inconsistent and generally just tries to keep everyone happy by bending and working…

PERMA-H: 6 Easy steps towards wellbeing

  PERMA is a theory of Well being developed within the field of positive Psychology by Dr Martin Seligman and his team. His theory suggest when we pay deliberate attention to 5 elements and take positive action towards them we will not only improve our individual well being, but also that of our organisations and…

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5 ways to look beautiful… without makeup.

I guess most women go through it, but I’m certainly noticing my physical appearance is changing, I feel like I’ve aged 10 years in the last 3, but then, I think that’s pretty normal with motherhood isn’t it. LOL. I always laugh when people look at my business card photo, then look at me, then…

Public Speaking Courses Wollongong

Public speaking is one of the most terrifying experiences in life for most people and these public speaking workshops offered in Wollongong, will support you to face that fear once and for all. Jodie has been speaking publicly for 12 years and has done extensive training in the field. Both Public Speaking training options in Wollongong…