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So far Emily O'Neill has created 18 blog entries.

Why do people find it so hard to change when they know it’s good for them?

Why do people find it so hard to change when they know it's good for them? There are several ways to create change; from slightly modifying or adjusting our behaviour, substituting one action for another, through to embarking on a complete overhaul of the way we do things.

Why do people find it so hard to change when they know it’s good for them?2021-09-14T14:49:27+10:00

Connecting the Dots: A Positive Education

Positive education brings together the science of positive psychology with best practice teaching, encouraging individuals and school communities to thrive. Positive Education goes beyond acquiring factual knowledge and focusing on individual achievements – in addition to academics, it thoroughly incorporates wellbeing outcomes

Connecting the Dots: A Positive Education2021-09-14T14:49:14+10:00

Thriving in the Pandemic

SECRETS OF THOSE WHO HAVE THRIVED THROUGH THE PANDEMIC The ‘silver linings’ of life during a global pandemic have been anecdotally reported since the early stages of Covid-19.  When it comes to publishing facts and figures, the headlines have focused on the mental health fallout and stress-related challenges of life during these times.

Thriving in the Pandemic2021-09-28T10:21:59+10:00

In conversation with Dr Robert Biswas-Diener

Dr Robert Biswas-Diener is widely acknowledged as an authority on the application of positive psychology in coaching; he has published over 60 academic articles and is the author of seven books and counting. Our online learning community recently had the privilege of catching up with him, and it was no surprise to find him equally humble, insightful, and thought-provoking.

In conversation with Dr Robert Biswas-Diener2021-11-08T10:44:56+11:00

10 Strategies For Managing Emotions

After a stressful day at work, we might hit the gym or head out for drinks with our friends. A regular exercise routine to keep our energy levels high or switching off in the evenings with a good book can be how we manage our moods proactively. Our capacity to deal with emotions is referred to as Emotional Intelligence (EI) and defined as the ability to recognise, understand, and manage our own emotions as well as recognise, understand, and influence the emotions of others.  The Jack Mayer and Peter Salovey model reflects the four key abilities

10 Strategies For Managing Emotions2021-08-31T10:42:14+10:00

The Nature of Awe

Awe may well be described as one of the most profound human experiences, yet scientific study into this emotion has only emerged since the early 2000s. Although its roots are entwined in early history, mythology and religion - Awe is relatively new to the study of psychology and neuroscience

The Nature of Awe2021-08-27T15:24:17+10:00

Emotional Intelligence and Peak Performance: A Winning Strategy

Leaders, coaches, athletes, teachers, parents, prime ministers - humans from all walks of life, can benefit from learning more about emotions. Understanding our emotions can lead to better outcomes for ourselves and others. More so, the intelligent use of emotions is a cornerstone of peak performance.

Emotional Intelligence and Peak Performance: A Winning Strategy2021-11-26T09:11:51+11:00

Upcoming Courses

Jan 18

Strengths Profile Accreditation – Virtual Classroom January 2022

18 January, 2022 - 9:00 am - 24 January, 2022 - 12:30 pm AEDT
Jan 19
Jan 31

Building Coaching Skills with Dr Robert Biswas-Diener

31 January, 2022 - 9:00 am - 15 February, 2022 - 12:30 pm AEDT
Feb 07

LG Certified Trainer – Leading with Emotional Intelligence

7 February, 2022 - 9:00 am - 10 February, 2022 - 12:30 pm AEDT
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