Tag Archives: positive psychology

Lessons learned from puppy

1. Throw yourself whole-heartedly into things that bring you joy 2. Find a way to play or do something you love every day: it’s the difference between existing and living 3. Prioritise sleep: it gives you the energy you need … Continue reading

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Boosting Happiness

Positive psychology, or the science of happiness, is not just the latest trend in magazines and television shows, it is a scientific discipline based on years of empirical research. For example, research has shown: • Optimists are much less likely … Continue reading

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Staying Dry in July

I decided to sign up for this initiative for the first time this year. If you aren’t familiar with this concept, it is a challenge involving abstaining from drinking alcohol for the month of July to support adults living with … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tips for Creating Time Abundance

Sometimes I forget how many balls I juggle at any one time, until somebody seems surprised by the amount of stuff I can squeeze into my week. On Friday I was delivering a workshop to a group of scientists around … Continue reading

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10 lessons from the Mindful in May challenge

Well all good things come to an end, but in sticking within a positive psychology framework, i am instead thinking about new beginnings. Yesterday marked the end of an uncharacteristically dry and warm Autumn down under, as well as the … Continue reading

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“Cos I’m happyyyyyyy”

What a catchy song, right? Whilst pop music isn’t really my thing, there is something about this song that just penetrates the soul and instantly uplifts. About a fortnight ago, I jumped onto another “pop bandwagon”, the #100happydays phenomenon, where … Continue reading

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