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…

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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…

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Simple truths for positive business people

I’ve been listening to Gretchen Rubin for the last few months and I adore the way she blends hard science with personal commentary. Within her ‘Happiness Project’ Gretchin identifies her ’12 Commandments’ and with clarity explains how these simple rules help guide her life and business. I thought it was a brilliant idea, so here…

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The Business of Happiness

In today’s fast paced society it’s hard enough to be happy when we’re on holidays, let along being happy at work! There are so many demands on our time. More often than not we feel overwhelmed and stressed just thinking about trying to reach that elusive goal of happiness. The good news is: Happiness is…