Emotional Intelligence

Highlights from the Wellbeing Symposium at British School Jakarta

At the end of May, I was fortunate to be invited to be part of the Wellbeing Symposium at British School Jakarta (BSJ). The symposium was a fabulous week and an absolute highlight of my year so far!The symposium was organised by the fabulous Andrea Downie, BSJ's Wellbeing Director, and the incredible David Butcher, BSJ's Principal, and a fantastic team behind them. David, who I adore, has a real vision of what education could look like, and I love their tagline of "We shape the School, and the School shapes Us."

Highlights from the Wellbeing Symposium at British School Jakarta2024-07-08T10:05:23+10:00

Embracing Positive Organisations – A Paradigm Shift in Ageing

In the realm of organisational psychology, a growing body of research is shedding light on the profound impact that positive organisations can have on individuals, particularly as they age. This paradigm shift, rooted in the principles of positive psychology, highlights the importance of creating workplaces that foster wellbeing, resilience, and a sense of purpose. This blog will explore the fundamental concepts surrounding positive organisations and their implications for the aging workforce.

Embracing Positive Organisations – A Paradigm Shift in Ageing2024-03-19T11:25:49+11:00

Thriving in the Pandemic

SECRETS OF THOSE WHO HAVE THRIVED THROUGH THE PANDEMICThe ‘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

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



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