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Michael Mosley and your Microbiome

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.

Positive HR: Appreciative Inquiry

Appreciative inquiry (AI) is a well-known method for large group collaboration and innovation. In contrast to the traditional deficit-based approach, AI is about the search for the best in people, their organisations, and the strengths-filled, opportunity-rich world around them.

Global Happiness and Wellbeing Report 2019 – A review

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.

Positive Recruitment: looking for the ingredients of engagement and performance

Positive recruitment follows a thorough process, with additional and intentional positive practices woven through each stage. There is an intentional focus on strengths and values alignment, and on a connection to meaningful work as a key ingredient to driving intrinsic motivation, engagement and resilience in the team.

March 17th, 2019|Categories: HR, Positive Psychology|Tags: , , , , |

Sue Langley at the World Government Summit

The Annual Gathering of the World Government Summit, held in February in Dubai, hosts over 4000 participants and invites world leaders, international organizations’ representatives, thinkers, and experts from over 150 countries. This year, Sue Langley was invited, and in this article, she writes about her experience.

March 14th, 2019|Categories: Events|Tags: |

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. 

March 6th, 2019|Categories: Positive Psychology|Tags: , , |

Positive HR: are meaning and values the new language of policy?

Positive Human Resources (HR) is about applying positive tools and practice, reinforced by the science of Positive Psychology, in the workplace. Could we use positive language in our policies, connected to meaning and the values of the business, to drive engagement in our employees through a shared vision, values and purpose?

February 13th, 2019|Categories: HR, Positive Psychology|

Book Review: The Brain That Changes Itself by Norman Doidge

Neuroplasticity really came to life in the 1960s as scientists started to explore the inner workings of the brain, and found that neurons could ‘re-organise’ after traumatic events.  This book focuses on the stories of how our amazing brain changes its structure with every activity we perform, every thought we create, and the actions we take.

December 14th, 2018|Categories: Neuroscience|

Martin Seligman – Evaluating Positive Psychology Critiques

  In April 2018, 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. […]

December 12th, 2018|Categories: Positive Psychology, Videos|Tags: |

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