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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|

Student Insights: Five minutes with Tom Slowinski

In this Student Insights interview, Tom Slowinski shares the positive impact the 10653NAT Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing has had on his life, his health, and how it inspired him to launch his book.

Student Insights: Five minutes with Jane Sleeman

In this Student Insights interview, one our 10653NAT Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing Byron Bay graduates explains how the course helped her make significant positive change within her school. 

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: |

Positive HR: What is it?

Positive Human Resources (HR) is about applying positive tools and practice, reinforced by the science of Positive Psychology, in the workplace. The fundamental goal of Positive HR is to enhance flourishing lives, business and communities by implementing positive tools and interventions throughout the entire employee lifecycle. 

November 16th, 2018|Categories: HR, Positive Psychology|

Student Insights: Five minutes with Stephanie Noon

In this Student Insights interview, one our 10653NAT Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing Adelaide graduates explains how the course helped her bring back a gold medal for Australia in the World Masters Athletics!

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. […]

November 7th, 2018|Categories: Positive Psychology|Tags: |

Martin Seligman – Where do the initials EP come from?

  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. […]

October 30th, 2018|Categories: Positive Psychology, Videos|Tags: |

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