What are the long-term benefits of positive emotions? We all enjoy feeling good but tend to be consumed by negativity. Learn everyday strategies to boost your mood, lift your psychological wellbeing and the wellbeing of those around you. Denise Quinlan from the New Zealand Institute of Wellbeing and Resilience talks with Sue Langley about how positive emotions contribute to our health.
The About My Brain Institute launched a fantastic new documentary in July 2018, entitled "Make Me A Leader"; a feature-length documentary on how leaders can optimise brain and body performance to thrive in the 21st Century. Sue Langley, who is a featured expert in the documentary, was asked what positivity has to do with leadership, and you can find the interview here.
Watch or read Sue Langley's engaging Keynote "Optimising Your Brain", presented at Happiness & Its Causes conference 2017.
Sue reflects on her time in Johannesburg, the largest city in South Africa, on 9 May 2018, presenting a keynote at St Stithians College’s inaugural Raising Boys and Girls 2018 Conference.
Have you ever said, or heard someone say ‘I’m just wired that way’?
This is a new lens on the mindfulness practices that arose from contemplative traditions, which typically involve training the mind to focus by resting awareness in one place for an extended period.
“To crack the leadership code, you’ve got to care about people, you’ve got to be interested in people. I think once you can genuinely be interested in people then developing those skills… will follow. You need to care about people… And show up as the best version of yourself.” Sue Langley recently spoke with Dr [...]
How I put fifteen years of brain-friendly tactics to the test. So excited, I was flying toward Los Angeles to have my brain scanned. Over three days of intensive testing I would be put through a battery of tests to see how my brain was functioning, and what, if anything I could do to improve [...]