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It was May 8 and the time was approaching for me to head to Venice to attend an Advanced Course on Microbiota and the Brain with the Neuroscience Society of Advanced Studies (NSAS). Furthering my education in neuroscience is really important as new discoveries and research papers are published regularly, and I am always looking for new critiques to incorporate into the Langley Group programmes. Based in Italy, The Neuroscience Society [...]
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.
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.
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”.