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

Harnessing Positive Emotions to Create Change

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. 

Harnessing Positive Emotions to Create Change2021-07-27T10:42:28+10:00

Book Review: Counterclockwise by Ellen Langer

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 [...]

Book Review: Counterclockwise by Ellen Langer2021-07-27T10:30:47+10:00

Sue Langley featured in documentary: Make Me A Leader

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 Langley featured in documentary: Make Me A Leader2021-07-26T13:18:47+10:00

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