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Stock your library with the best and most inspiring books on emotional intelligence, positive psychology and the brain. Read The Emotionally Intelligent Manager, learn about Your Brain at Work,discover The How of Happiness, and get Curious. 50+ books to choose from!

  • Kim Cameron provides empirical research, confirming these outcomes, and giving five proven practices for successfully leading individual employees and organisations to flourish and be effective.
  • Dr Lea Waters explains that parents can develop their children's self-esteem and energy, and encourage creativity, enhancing achievement through focussing on children's strengths.
  • Receive a discount of 10% when you buy both the Inspire Action Cards and our Inspire Action Journal as a set.
  • According to recent discoveries in science, we are just 10 % human. We are not simply flesh and blood, brain and skin, muscle and bones, but also bacteria and fungi.
  • Altruism in Humans takes a hard look at the science of the possibility that we humans have the capacity to care for others for their sakes rather than simply for our own.
  • Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is a widely recognised process for engaging people in organizational development and change management. Based on conversational practice, it is a particular way of asking questions, fostering relationships and increasing an organization's capacity for collaboration and change.
  • Changing Behaviour in Schools by Sue Roffey will show you how to promote positive behaviour and wellbeing in your school, improving learning for all students.
  • Based on exciting discoveries in mathematics, genetics, psychology and sociology,Connected by Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler is an innovative and fascinating exploration of how social networks operate.
  • Counterclockwise describes ways to reorient our attitudes and language in order to achieve better health. Langer shows the ways in which belief in physical limits can be constraints and demonstrates how the desire for certainty in medical diagnosis and treatment often prevents fully exploiting the power of uncertainty.
  • Positive psychology exploded into public consciousness over 10 years ago and has continued to capture attention around the world ever since. Designing Positive Psychology evaluates the first decade of Positive Psychology from the perspective of many leading researchers in the field.
  • This book is a leading neuroscientist’s look at the neurobiology of pleasure and how pleasures can become addictions.
  • Flourish builds on Dr. Seligman’s game-changing work on optimism, motivation, and character to show how to get the most out of life, unveiling an electrifying new theory of what makes a good life for individuals, for communities, and for nations. In a fascinating evolution of thought and practice, Flourish refines what Positive Psychology is all about.
  • Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience teaches that by ordering the information that enters our consciousness, we can discover true happiness and greatly improve the quality of our lives.
  • Brené Brown, well known as a number one New York Times best-selling author, has released a new book for anyone wanting to step up and make a difference through leadership.
  • Grounded in the revolutionary "positive psychology" movement, Tal Ben-Shahar’s Happier ingeniously combines scientific studies, scholarly research, self-help advice, and spiritual enlightenment. Ben-Shahar weaves them together into a set of principles that you can apply to your daily life. Once you open your heart and mind to Happier 's thoughts, you will feel more fulfilled, more connected and, yes, happier.
  • The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor will appeal to anyone who wants practical advice on how to become happier and also more successful.
  • The father of modern positive psychology tells the story of the transformation of the psychology discipline through the lens of his own career and change of heart.
  • The How of Happiness by Sonja Lyubomirsky offers a practical approach to help readers increase their set point, and find a level of happiness above that which they would normally feel, and feel more satisfaction in life.
  • The Inspire Action Journal contains inspirational quotes and actions to embed positive psychology practices. This journal has been designed for you to capture your thoughts, ideas, emotion and goals, and to inspire you and help you achieve those goals by keeping a positive psychology focus. This journal pairs with our Inspire Actions Cards, which you can buy as a set.
  • Learned Optimism shows us how to stop automatically assuming guilt, how to get out of the habit of seeing the direst possible implications in every setback and how to be optimistic. With concrete examples, Dr Seligman documents the effects of optimism on the quality of life, provides tests to determine the degree of our negative and positive orientation, and offers a program of specific exercises to help break the habit of pessimism and learn the habit of optimism for both ourselves and our children.
  • Mindfulness, an influential book based on the highly innovative findings of social psychologist Dr. Ellen J. Langer and her team of researchers at Harvard made has made its mark with its unique concept of mindfulness.
  • In The Paradox of Choice, Barry Schwartz explains why too much of a good thing has proven detrimental to our psychological and emotional wellbeing. With the latest studies on how we make choices in our personal and professional lives, Schwartz offers practical advice on how to focus on the right choices, and how to derive greater satisfaction from choices that we do make.
  • Positive Psychology and Change explores how areas of positive psychology such as strengths, ow, and psychological capital can be applied to the everyday challenges of leading a dynamic and adaptive work community, and how collaborative group approaches to transformational change can be combined with a positive mindset to maintain optimism and motivation in an unpredictable working environment.
  • Positive Psychology at Work brings the fields of positive psychology and appreciative inquiry together for the first time to provide leaders and change agents with a powerful new approach to achieving organizational excellence
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