Oh My….. I won. Reflections on my business journey.

It’s hard to fathom, almost 13 years after starting my business in life coaching in Wollongong, I’ve just been awarded IWIB Best Home Based Business, 2019. For those of you not in the Wollongong business networking community, IWIB stands for Illawarra Women in Business. It’s a strong community group and it’s an absolute honor to…

Feeling grateful creates happiness

How practicing gratitude creates happiness

There is now abundant research showing how practicing gratitude creates happiness. Lyubomirsky in her book ‘The How of Happiness’ describes how gratitude creates happiness and I’d like to share her thoughts and how we put gratitude to practice in our family. By noticing the positives in our lives, gratitude enables us to savor more of…

Adventures in Positivity Jodie Coopers Family

Adventures in positivity

Adventures in Positivity was a little idea I had over a year ago. A concept that has since sprouted and grown wings to gently reshape my business and hopefully, inspire others to play with the theories and science of positive psychology in their own lives. It’s time for a change. I’ve been a life coach…

How Play changed my mind

I recently used the intervention of Play to improve my own personal wellbeing as an assignment, and I loved it. Here’s how it went…. Like most professionals, sometimes my life can become demanding. I have two children (aged 6 & 7), run my own business, am undertaking the MAPP, am on the school P &…

How positive psychology impacts my life

In reflection, each area of my life has been impacted while studying positive psychology. Initially, I expected to be challenged and anticipated to grow both personally and professionally as a result. It’s been quite a journey. Every individual will have different ways to think through their lives. Personally, I segment my life in to three…

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…