Dr Ellen Langer is a pioneer, a maverick, a leader, and an all-around fabulous human being. Described as the "mother of mindfulness," she has written extensively on several aspects of positive psychology. As Professor of Psychology at Harvard, she has inspired many to follow in her research footsteps. She is the founder of The Langer Mindfulness Institute and consults with organisations to foster mindful leadership, innovation, strategy, and work/life integration.
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.
When your mother tongue is English, you naturally form word association and attach meaning to English words. If other languages assign gender to certain emotions or objects, how does this affect our relationship with them?
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.
Why do people find it so hard to change when they know it’s good for them? This whitepaper will help you understand how the brain works during change, to help you manage change resistance and develop strategies to maximise our brain’s capacity for neuroplasticity.
The scientific study of optimal performance and wellbeing is helping individuals, organisations and communities thrive and excel. Far from the popular promotion of happyology, positive psychology is a rich and rigorous study of what makes life worth living in all its complexity, encompassing topics such as strengths, virtues, resilience, coping, creativity and excellence.
After years labelled a discretionary “soft skill”, two decades of scientific and business research has demonstrated the value of emotional intelligence. This white paper examines the science, practice and business impact of emotional intelligence in the workplace.
Ever had a "gut feeling" about something? It turns out, the connection between our gut and our brain might be stronger than we think.
Sue delivered an engaging keynote titled "The Neuroscience of Creating Lasting Positive Habits" at the 2019 Happiness & it's Causes Conference in Sydney, Australia. Watch or read the full presentation here.
Michael Mosley, one of the world’s leading authorities on health and wellbeing, a science journalist and a best-selling author, answered Sue's questions about the microbiome in your gut, health and wellbeing at this year's Wellness Show.