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.
In the dynamic landscape of modern businesses, fostering a positive workplace culture is crucial for employee satisfaction, productivity, and overall success. Human Resources (HR) plays a pivotal role in shaping this culture, and organisations are increasingly turning to innovative solutions to enhance employee wellbeing and engagement. In this blog post, we will explore the concept of a positive HR toolkit and its role in enhancing the employee cycle.
Emotional intelligence (EI) has become an increasingly popular topic in organisational psychology. As businesses strive to create productive and harmonious work environments, understanding and managing emotions effectively has emerged as a critical skill set for both employees and leaders
What do you remember best about school? All your successes, achievements, even a school prize or two? Or that one grade where you felt you could have done better? Sad to say that humans are hard – wired to look for the negative, which probably helped us survive as a species in prehistoric times, yet means we have to work hard to keep ourselves in an optimistic frame of mind. That is where positive coaching can really add value.
Welcome back! We are excited to bring to life the science behind human flourishing, emotional intelligence, and neuroscience in 2023. Let’s start the year by summarising our top seven positive psychology practices.These are practical and research-backed ways to increase happiness, wellbeing, and effectiveness – in life, at work, at home and with the people you care for, help and lead. Together we can change the world, one neuron at a time!
So whether you are looking for ways to get fitter and healthier, raise money for charity, see more of your neighbourhood, make opportunities to be more mindful, or just get people together for a fun challenge, then in more ways than one, stepping may be the way forward!
Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, Snapchat and Pinterest have become household names, intertwined with our daily lives and livelihoods. With over 50% of the world using social media and up to 80% of Australians being active users, the potential for influence on our wellbeing is significant.
Dr Todd Kashdan is a Professor of Psychology at George Mason University and a leading authority on wellbeing, curiosity, psychological flexibility, and resilience.He has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles; his work has been cited over 30,000 times. He is the author of several books, including “Curious?
As a Senior Consultant for Langley Group, Emma describes Dr Robert Biswas-Diener as a ‘guru’ in this field. As we spotlight the importance of coaching skills, we thought it was timely to share personal insights from Emma about this integral process.Emma specialises in developing the confidence, motivation, and wellbeing of people through facilitating, executive coaching, career coaching and strengths coaching. She brings a wealth of experience across the corporate, professional services, non-profit and government sectors.
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. The intelligent use of emotions is a cornerstone of peak performance.