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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!

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    Harnessing Strengths Bundle

    USD $53.09 USD $46.64
    Enhance your understanding of the importance of using your strengths in your life as well as encouraging and enabling others to do the same. Use these cards to facilitate strengths-based conversations at home or at work, and introduce people to their strengths in simple ways.” Usually $73.99 reduced to $65
  • Receive a discount of 10% when you buy both the Inspire Action Cards and our Inspire Action Journal as a set.
  • Kids Bundle

    USD $28.70
      Give a child the gift of Positive Psychology with our kids book bundle, and save over 20% on the regular retail price. The Kids Bundle contains the following positive psychology books for children: 1 x The Scribblybark Tree and the Dragon (Camp Quality, Sue Langley) 1 x Yarralin (Camp Quality, Sue Langley) 1 x Where all Amazing Things Start (Angela Bertram) It also contains 1 x free Positive Emotions Calico Bag More information on each book can be found below.  
  •   Give the gift of wellbeing with this bundle of products, and save over 20% on the regular retail price. The Wellbeing Bundle contains the following items: 1 x set of Inspire Action Cards 1 x Inspire Action Journal 1 x set of Resilience Cards 1 x Willpower Book by Roy F. Baumeister & John Tierney 1 x Free Positive Emotions Calico Bag All card sets come with their own suggested uses for facilitators and for families. More information on each item can be found below.  
  •   Give the gift of wellbeing with this bundle of products, and save over 20% on the regular retail price. The Wellbeing Bundle contains the following items: 1 x set of Inspire Action Cards 1 x Inspire Action Journal 1 x set of Resilience Cards 1 x Mindfulness Book by Ellen Langer 1 x Free Positive Emotions Calico Bag All card sets come with their own suggested uses for facilitators and for families. More information on each item can be found below.  
  • 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.
  • A Life Worth Living brings together the latest thought on happiness, well-being, spirituality and embracing goals.
  • 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.
  • A national bestseller, Authentic Happiness launched the revolutionary new science of Positive Psychology and sparked a coast-to-coast debate on the nature of real happiness. Accessible and proven, Authentic Happiness is the most powerful work of popular psychology in years.
  • Average to A+ represents the cutting edge of the strengths approach, and is the standard bearer for the realisation of human strengths and human possibility.
  • Using marvellous stories to probe mysteries of the body, emotion, love, sex, culture, and education, Dr. Norman Doidge has written an immensely moving, inspiring book that will permanently alter the way we look at our brains, human nature, and human potential.
  • 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.
  • This ground-breaking handbook of human strengths and virtues has undertaken a systematic classification and measurement of universal strengths and virtues.
  • 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.
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    Putting current research on wellbeing into practice, Circle Solutions by Sue Roffey addresses issues not incidents, solutions rather than problems, and strengths rather than deficits, providing a framework for student engagement and learning.
  • Written by David Eagleman, a neuroscientist and New York Times bestselling authour, ‘The Brain, the story of you’ is a book that journeys into the questions at the myseterious heart of our existence.
  • 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.
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    This book takes the core tenet of positive psychology – character strengths – and connects the science and practice. Working with the our character strengths, and those of others, boosts wellbeing, fosters resilience, improves relationships, and creates strong, supportive cultures in our practices, classrooms, and organisations.
  • In Curious? Dr. Todd Kashdan offers a profound new message: the greatest opportunities for joy, purpose, and personal growth happen when we are mindful, when we explore what's novel, and when we live in the moment and embrace 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This book is a leading neuroscientist’s look at the neurobiology of pleasure and how pleasures can become addictions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • In his quest to answer questions such as ‘why are some people so quick to recover from set backs?’, and ‘why are some people always up and others always down?’
  • 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.
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