Books

  • In Positivity, world renowned researcher Dr. Barbara Fredrickson gives you the lab-tested tools necessary to create a healthier, more vibrant, and flourishing life through a process she calls "the upward spiral”.
  • Renowned psychologist Paul Ekman explains the roots of our emotions: anger, fear, disgust, sadness, and happiness, and shows how they cascade across our faces, providing clear signals to those who can identify the clues.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • The Strengths Book reveals the sixty strengths that make us who we are. Bursting with insights on using each strength in relationships, at work and at play, it also gives examples of famous people who share the strength with you.
  • Yarralin

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    There’s a bunyip crying in Wombat's field. Yarralin is sad because he doesn't smile. He may be having treatment for a serious illness, he may be lonely, bullied or afraid. Because Yarralin is sad, everyone around him is sad too. He must go on an adventure to find a smile. Along the way, Yarralin realises he can CHOOSE to be happy. He just needs to look in the mirror and smile.
  • This unique volume brings together authorities from across the world to write about how relationships might be enhanced in all these difference areas of our lives. It also explores how to address the challenges involved in establishing and maintaining positive relationships.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Psychological Capital provides theory, research, measurements, and methods of application for the new resource, psychological capital, a resource that can be developed and sustained for organisations' competitive advantage.
  • In Thanks! Robert Emmons examines what it means to think and feel gratefully and invites readers to learn how to put this powerful emotion into practice.
  • 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.
  • Receive a discount of 10% when you buy both the Inspire Action Cards and our Inspire Action Journal as a set.
  • Written with warmth and good humour, Why Mindfulness is Better than Chocolate is the ultimate guide to self-discovery. It will make chocolate taste better too!
  • In The Upside of Stress, Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D., delivers a startling message: Stress isn’t bad. Highlighting new research that indicates stress can, in fact, make us stronger, smarter, and happier if we learn how to embrace it.

  • Drawing on more than twenty years of academic research, consulting and her own experiences over-coming adversity, Susan David PhD, a psychologist and faculty member at Harvard Medical School, has pioneered a new way to enable us to make peace with our inner-self, achieve our most valued goals, make real change and live life to the fullest.
  • Second Wave Positive Psychology: Embracing the Dark Side of Life is an innovative and groundbreaking textbook that explores a variety of topics we consider to be part of the 'dark' side of life while emphasising their role in our positive functioning and transformation as human beings.
  • 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.
  • Happiness redefines modern notions of happiness by challenging the current thoughts on the consequences and causes of happiness through three decades of research.
  • Love holds the key to improving both mental and physical health, and lengthening our lives.
  • 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.
  • Strengths Profile Cards feature 60 strengths drawn from Strengths Profile. These cards are ideal to facilitate strengths-based conversations and sessions to introduce people to their strengths in simple ways without the need for in-depth assessment. The Strengths Book reveals the sixty strengths that make us who we are. Bursting with insights on using each strength in relationships, at work and at play, it also gives examples of famous people who share the strength with you.  
  • Strengths Profile Cards feature 60 strengths drawn from Strengths Profile. These cards are ideal to facilitate strengths-based conversations and sessions to introduce people to their strengths in simple ways without the need for in-depth assessment. The Strengths Book reveals the sixty strengths that make us who we are. Bursting with insights on using each strength in relationships, at work and at play, it also gives examples of famous people who share the strength with you.
    Strengths Profile Quadrant Card – an A3 size laminated quadrant card, which can be used in conjunction with the Strengths Profile Cards during debriefs to visualise the strengths dynamics.
    The Strengths Profile debrief pad is designed for use by accredited practitioners to assist  in delivering a quality debrief experience. All the steps for the debrief setup are included, as well as space for you to record insights and actions for each quadrant. At the end of the debrief, you can tear off the page and leave with your client,  as a record of the debrief session. Each individual pad contains 28 pages.
     
  • Celebrating Strengths does not aim to 'teach' positive psychology as an additional subject, it weaves it into the existing curriculum and life of the school. Celebrating Strengths is based around Strengths Gym, a program for helping adults and children identify and use their strengths inside and outside the classroom through a cycle of festivals and storytelling.
  • This book provides companionship through rich stories from schools around the world that have created wellbeing practices that work for their schools. It guides educators through processes that help create individualised, contextualised school wellbeing plans. With chapters addressing ‘why wellbeing?’, ‘what is "whole school?"’, change dynamics, measurement, staff wellbeing, coaching, cultural responsiveness, and how to build buy-in, it is the first of its kind. Balancing research and practice for each topic with expert practitioner and researcher insights, this book gives schools access to best-practice guidance from around the world in a user-friendly format, designed for busy educators. What sets the authors apart from the many school wellbeing practitioners globally is their substantial experience working alongside diverse school groups. While many have experience in one school, few work across a multitude of very different schools and clusters, giving these practising academics a unique appreciation for effective, cross-context processes.  

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