Articles and inspiration

Realising Your Strengths to Be the Best You Can Be

Everyone has strengths and the potential to develop them to be the best they can be.
Research shows that knowing and growing our strengths helps us feel energised and engaged. We learn faster, perform better and strive to do our best every day. We feel happier when we get to use our strengths in life or […]

By |July 1st, 2016|

Barbara Fredrickson, on positivity

 

 

By |June 12th, 2016|

How Nature Can Reset Your Health and Wellbeing

Do you find your worries seeping away after a stroll in the forest or by a lake? Nature is like a recharge button for your energy as well as your health and wellbeing.
Plugging ourselves in and allowing the sights, sounds and smells to surround and stimulate us is one of the most soothing and revitalising things […]

By |April 22nd, 2016|

Marcel Proust, on gratitude

 

 

By |January 15th, 2016|

7 Positive Practices to Boost your Happiness and Wellbeing

Would you like some positive practices to boost your happiness and wellbeing?
Sue Langley recently conducted a free webinar on Practical Ways to Apply Positive Psychology in conjunction with the Wellness Show.

In this webinar she explored some of the research and strategies around seven of them. She also took participants through interactive exercises to illustrate each […]

By |July 30th, 2015|

Living happy and engaged lives – what positive psychology can teach us

The science of positive psychology contributes new insights and proven strategies to increase wellbeing in individuals, workplaces and communities. Given the focus on positive psychology occurring in the media and society more broadly, you may sometimes get the impression that this requires you to be happy and […]

By |April 20th, 2015|

The wellbeing game: Play it!

Do you want to play the Wellbeing Game and become a champion of happiness?

Practice and share wellbeing activities to accumulate happiness, one hour at a time.

We played last year and love it!

The team competition runs through to 31 October.

Register and start playing now…

By |October 1st, 2014|

How to live mindfully in the moment

As Positive Psychology research has grown, so has the interest in mindfulness. This ancient practice of the contemplative traditions has much to teach us about the art of paying focussed attention and living in the moment.
An upswell of interest in mindfulness is happening around the globe. From the Mindful Leadership Global Forum held in Sydney […]

By |September 5th, 2014|

The science of character strengths

What determines your character? The science of strengths shows that if you focus on developing your strengths and virtues you can live a more meaningful, successful and happy life.

This short film communicates the key messages and research that shows why knowing and growing our strengths is essential.

By |May 14th, 2014|

3 ways to bring more gratitude into your life

Gratitude is the quality of being thankful, the readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. It makes us aware of the good things that happen and connects us to a sense of life’s wonder.
Gratitude creates a deep sense of appreciation for what we have in life, which in turn makes us more thankful. […]

By |May 6th, 2014|