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Positive Psychology Practitioner Spotlight: Sue Langley

Positive psychology research has given people more effective tools to make better decisions and increase their well-being. If you treat yourself as a scientific experiment and test things on yourself, you will find out what works best for you.
For Sue Langley, co-founder of the Langley Group Institute and co-creator of the Diploma of Positive Psychology […]

By |February 25th, 2016|

Tips and Takeaways: Happiness & Its Causes and the Wellness Show

We were delighted to connect with many of our students, friends and fellow wisdom-seekers at Happiness and Its Causes and the Wellness Show in Sydney in June.

Over the past 10 years, Happiness & Its Causes has been a forum for exploring the many and varied causes for a happy and fulfilling life. Some of the […]

By |July 20th, 2015|

The heart of learning: A positive approach to wellbeing in schools

Featured in Always Learning Magazine. Article by Frances Totney.

When mental health, resilience and optimism are taught as part of school curriculum, students are more engaged, teachers suffer less burnout and academic outcomes improve. These are just some of the benefits of cultivating wellbeing in schools.

Frances Totney, graduate of the Langley Group Institute’s Diploma of Positive […]

By |August 5th, 2014|

Langley Group Institute's positive approach to education

Featured in Australian Teachers Magazine.
Teachers trying to learn more about positive psychology and how to best implement it in their classrooms are no longer limited by the lack of courses available to them. The Langley Group Institute has developed Australia’s first ever government accredited Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing that will allow teachers to […]

By |September 18th, 2013|

Emotional intelligence most important tool for SMEs, expert suggests

Featured in Smart Company. Story by Melinda Oliver.
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While business owners expend most of their energy focusing on planning, administration, cashflow, and getting through the day, one expert says the focus should shift to the psychology of business. The concept of emotional intelligence should be “the most important intelligence in your business”, says Sue […]

By |September 6th, 2013|

Do your policies foster a focus on the negative?

Featured in HR Daily.

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Do your organisation’s policies focus on what employees shouldn’t do? Embedding positive language in all HR processes improves productivity, engagement and employee health, according to a psychologist.

Emotional Intelligence Worldwide CEO Sue Langley, who co-developed Australia’s first ever government-accredited Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing, says HR professionals should be working […]

By |July 22nd, 2013|

The secret to being happy at work – and loving it

Featured in The Australian. Story by Debra Killelea.
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It’s a question universally pondered by people who hate their jobs – how to be happy at work and enjoy it.

But if you think it just involves a very healthy pay check, awesome parties and a cool boss, chances are you’re probably not quite there.

While cool perks […]

By |June 4th, 2013|

Productive paths to happiness

Featured in The Saturday Age, Careers. Story by Stephen Lacey.
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It’s the million dollar question for employers: how do they reduce sick days and increase productivity?

A new diploma, developed by two Australian women, might provide the answers. The course aims to teach people how to create positive work environments and help individuals, teams and […]

By |June 1st, 2013|

Ten tips to be happy at work

Featured in Sydney Morning Herald, MySmallBusiness. Story by Kate Jones.
There are other ways to put smiles on your employees’ faces besides giving them a raise.

Trainer Sue Langley says there are many simple and free ways to make workplaces happier and, as a result, more productive.

Langley, chief executive of the Langley Group, is the brains behind […]

By |May 27th, 2013|