This joyous day was founded on June 28 2012 by United Nations adviser Jayme Illien who came up with the idea of a U.N Resolution that recognised the pursuit of happiness as a human right and a “fundamental human goal”, and called for “a more inclusive, equitable and balanced approach to economic growth that promotes the happiness and well-being of all peoples”.
Practising these techniques and creating positive habits will train our brains to handle stress more effectively and become more positive!
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This is a new lens on the mindfulness practices that arose from contemplative traditions, which typically involve training the mind to focus by resting awareness in one place for an extended period.
Have you started the new year full of good intentions and resolutions to improve your wellbeing, challenge yourself and achieve your personal and professional goals? Have you wavered yet? As humans, we are naturally inclined to seek out challenges and find purpose in our lives. […]
Empirical research shows that wellbeing is a prerequisite for sustaining success for people and their workplaces, not simply a happy benefit. […]
Positive emotions are valuable for helping refuel our brains. If we are looking to try something new or create some healthy habits, positive emotions help us achieve our goals. Research shows that positive emotions boost the neurochemical dopamine. This enables the brain to perform at its best and gets us in the right state of mind to create healthy habits. When we do something we enjoy and feel good doing it, we’re more likely to think positively about it later. This in turn inspires us to do it again, setting up an upward spiral of positive [...]
Strengths are now an integral part of the formula for human flourishing and workplace performance. This article explores the main strengths assessment and development tools that have arisen from Positive Psychology research.
The scientific study of optimal performance and wellbeing is contributing new insights and strategies to help individuals, organisations and communities thrive and excel.