With so many organisations currently discussing and looking to address stress and burnout, we have to consider if we might be exacerbating the situation by focusing on the negative aspects of stress.
The Global Happiness and Wellbeing Report is designed to help bring best practice to life and inspire others to adopt or advance their practices. Here are Sue Langley's key outtakes from the report.
What are the long-term benefits of positive emotions? We all enjoy feeling good but tend to be consumed by negativity. Learn everyday strategies to boost your mood, lift your psychological wellbeing and the wellbeing of those around you. Denise Quinlan from the New Zealand Institute of Wellbeing and Resilience talks with Sue Langley about how positive emotions contribute to our health.
COUNTERCLOCKWISE: A proven way to think yourself younger and healthier Ellen Langer has to be one of my favourite researchers, psychologists, writers, and people. I love her work and she is an amazing person. To sit down with her over a peppermint tea (me) and martini (her) was a delight. We spoke for two hours about life and challenges, mindfulness, personal traumas and professional highlights. Diving into her books is still a pleasure; like diving into the mind of someone who challenges thinking, removes the blinkers, and wonders 'who put the box there in the first place’. Ellen’s research and [...]
Sue delivered an engaging keynote titled "Positive Psychology and Prada" at the 2018 Happiness & it's Causes Conference in Sydney, Australia. Watch or read the full presentation below.
On her May 2018 trip to the UK to run the MSCEIT Accreditation, Sue was invited as Gudgin's Guest on BBC Radio Norfolk. Listen to her interview here.
The About My Brain Institute launched a fantastic new documentary in July 2018, entitled "Make Me A Leader"; a feature-length documentary on how leaders can optimise brain and body performance to thrive in the 21st Century. Sue Langley, who is a featured expert in the documentary, was asked what positivity has to do with leadership, and you can find the interview here.
Sue reflects on her time in Johannesburg, the largest city in South Africa, on 9 May 2018, presenting a keynote at St Stithians College’s inaugural Raising Boys and Girls 2018 Conference.
In April, Sue Langley and The Langley Group team were invited by the Happiness and Its Causes team to participate in a special event: An Afternoon with Martin Seligman. The event started with a keynote presentation by Dr Seligman, followed by an interview and Q&A session, hosted by Sue. […]
For children, just like adults, using their top (or signature) strengths feels energising, motivating and like we are using the best of ourselves. This builds a sense of self-esteem, competence and wellbeing that can grow over time. As a parent, focusing on our children’s strengths, positive qualities and future potential—rather than what they don’t do well—enables them to see the best in themselves and work toward becoming better.