Positive Psychology

Switching off safely

Sometimes we need a good detox to realise how toxic a situation is. When I came back after the Christmas holidays and the heavenly bliss ...

How does Laughter Yoga work?

This is a question I get asked very often - and sometimes, a picture (or even a video!) really says more than a thousand words. ...

The power of “thank you”

Last night I gave a talk on the topic of gratitude. It is one of the VIA character strengths and defined as “being aware of ...

Why work should be child’s play

I vividly remember a former boss of mine who told me that I couldn’t be working hard enough because I seemed far too happy. Definition ...

The whooshing noise of New Year’s resolutions

I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by. Douglas Adams New Year's resolutions are a bit like deadlines: Before ...

Why we need the positive side of life

Every debate has its own vocabulary (or spin). This is also true for the long overdue debate about mental health, thanks to awareness campaigns like ...

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