Positive Psychology

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 Pandemic2021-08-31T10:50:50+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-Diener2021-09-02T08:26:55+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

Whitepaper: The Science and Practice of Positive Psychology

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.

Whitepaper: The Science and Practice of Positive Psychology2021-07-27T11:56:20+10:00

Let’s talk about happiness on World Happiness Day

“Happiness” – something we would perhaps like to experience more of and something most of us are trying to achieve. What do we mean by happiness? Where did World Happiness Day originate? What can we do to attain a state of positive emotion? Let’s look at these areas and see if we can make ourselves happy in the process.

Let’s talk about happiness on World Happiness Day2021-07-27T11:53:45+10:00

Opinion piece – fear and loathing in times of corona!

A time of uncertainty and change. A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece on the impact of the news on our psyche – see “The Future is Human – Using PP in times of trauma”.    The article was regarding the news about the bushfires in Australia, yet here we are in the grip of another ‘devastating’, ‘dramatic’, ‘horrific’ news cycle. The COVID-19 pandemic is creating challenging times for individuals, communities and businesses globally. It is causing illness, and in some cases, death across the world. It is real. At the same time, the way we approach the situation seems [...]

Opinion piece – fear and loathing in times of corona!2021-07-27T11:49:15+10:00

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MSCEIT Accreditation – Virtual Classroom September 2021

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