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”.
  • 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.
  • 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

    USD $9.76
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This book is a leading neuroscientist’s look at the neurobiology of pleasure and how pleasures can become addictions.
  • This groundbreaking book delves into the revolutionary new science of psychobiotics and the discovery that the wellness of your brain and state of mind are connected to your microbiome.
  • 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.
     
  • 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.

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