Books

  • Surprise Book Bundle - 5 books for $50 + Postage!

    These books have each had a bit of an adventure that has left some of them water damaged and some of them a bit bent in places. They are all still great for reading and will extend your knowledge in our three main areas – positive psychology, neuroscience, and emotional intelligence. The surprise packages may include books from authors such as Martin Seligman, Ellen Langer, and Carol Dweck.

  • 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.
  • Celebrating Strengths combines the latest research from positive psychology with two ancient teaching methods, oral story telling and community celebration, to bring the concept of the strengths-based schools to life.
  • 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.
  • This book is a leading neuroscientist’s look at the neurobiology of pleasure and how pleasures can become addictions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Emotionally Intelligent Manager by David R. Caruso and Peter Salovey show that emotion is not just important, its absolutely necessary for us to make good decisions, take action to solve problems, cope with change, and succeed.
  • Love holds the key to improving both mental and physical health, and lengthening our lives.
  • 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.
  • Happiness redefines modern notions of happiness by challenging the current thoughts on the consequences and causes of happiness through three decades of research.
  • Receive a discount of 10% when you buy both the Inspire Action Cards and our Inspire Action Journal as a set.
  • 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.
  • 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.
     
  • 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.  
  • 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.
  • 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 - Theory, research and Applications combines a breadth of information about positive psychology with reflective questions, critical commentary and up to date research. It is written in a witty, engaging and contemporary manner.
  • Positive Leadership shows how to reach beyond ordinary success to achieve extraordinary effectiveness, spectacular results, and what Kim Cameron calls “positively deviant performance”, performance far above the norm.
  • 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.

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