Sue was a keynote speaker at the ELMO Victoria HR Leadership Summit in Melbourne, and these are her thoughts on the role of Positive Psychology within the HR space.
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What matters to you and what matters to the business should, ideally, be in alignment. Can playing cards help?
For children, just like adults, using their top (or signature) strengths feels energising, motivating and like we are using the best of ourselves. This builds a sense of self-esteem, competence and wellbeing that can grow over time. As a parent, focusing on our children’s strengths, positive qualities and future potential—rather than what they don’t do well—enables them to see the best in themselves and work toward becoming better.
This joyous day was founded on June 28 2012 by United Nations adviser Jayme Illien who came up with the idea of a U.N Resolution that recognised the pursuit of happiness as a human right and a “fundamental human goal”, and called for “a more inclusive, equitable and balanced approach to economic growth that promotes the happiness and well-being of all peoples”.
“O sleep, O gentle sleep, nature’s soft nurse” – William Shakespeare We all know how glorious it feels to be well rested. Waking up after a solid, unbroken night’s sleep, feeling invigorated, ready for the day, and prepared to face the world as the best version of ourselves. We also all probably know how it feels when you have not had a good night’s sleep, or several in a row! In the 1950’s most people got about eight hours of sleep a night, yet since 1980, our view of sleep has changed. Fast forward to 1980 when then British Prime [...]
Have you ever said, or heard someone say ‘I’m just wired that way’?
While the myth that we only use 10% of our brains is challenging, our brains do have remarkable abilities.
How are male and female brains different? […]
Practising these techniques and creating positive habits will train our brains to handle stress more effectively and become more positive!
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