“Happiness” – something we would perhaps like to experience more of and something most of us are trying to achieve. What do we mean by happiness? Where did World Happiness Day originate? What can we do to attain a state of positive emotion? Let’s look at these areas and see if we can make ourselves happy in the process.
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Ever had a "gut feeling" about something? It turns out, the connection between our gut and our brain might be stronger than we think.
A time of uncertainty and change. A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece on the impact of the news on our psyche – see “The Future is Human – Using PP in times of trauma”. The article was regarding the news about the bushfires in Australia, yet here we are in the grip of another ‘devastating’, ‘dramatic’, ‘horrific’ news cycle. The COVID-19 pandemic is creating challenging times for individuals, communities and businesses globally. It is causing illness, and in some cases, death across the world. It is real. At the same time, the way we approach the situation seems to [...]
In this Student Insights interview, one of our Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing London graduates shares her completely life-changing experience of the course, and how it set her up to do a TedX talk!
"Emotions are flowing throughout your organisation and impacting every thought, behaviour and decision. Your choice is not whether they exist or not; your choice is whether you will be smart about them.” – David Caruso
There are so many opportunities in our everyday lives to show kindness, yet the festive season is a beautiful time to refresh your kindness repertoire and practice your random acts of kindness. Here, some of the Langley Group share festive acts of kindness they have given or received.
In this Student Insights interview, one of our 10653NAT Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing Sydney graduates explains how the course helped her develop an award-winning wellbeing programme for her organisation.
Far from ‘happyology’, positive psychology is a rich study of what makes life worth living in all its complexity, and goes hand in hand with traditional mental health interventions.
Smart use of emotions can improve our capacity to work well with others, engage with our jobs, manage stress, handle conflict and make fast and effective decisions - essential skills in today’s fast-paced and increasingly disconnected world.
World Mental Health Day is designed to help people feel hopeful about their mental health, by empowering them to take action and to create lasting positive change in their lives. To mark this year's World Mental Health Day, a few of the Langley Group team share what they do to maintain their mental health on a daily basis.