December 11, 2015

The Positive Psychology Podcast

Kristen Truempy, a researcher from University of East London’s MAPP (Master of Applied Positive Psychology) program is doing a series of podcasts on positive psychology. Positive psychology is often misunderstood as a branch of new age positive thinking, and Kristen’s podcasts are a great introduction to the science of positive psychology to help understand the […]

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November 17, 2015

Ted Talk of the Week – Dan Ariely: What makes us feel good about our work?

What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn’t just money. But it’s not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by making constant progress and feeling a sense of purpose. Behavioural economist Dan Ariely presents two eye-opening experiments that reveal our unexpected and nuanced attitudes toward meaning in our […]

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August 28, 2015

TED Talk of the Week: Shawn Achor, The Happy Secret To Better Work

It’s International Day of Happiness! Here’s a golden nugget of a TED Talk from Shawn Achor. Reverse the formula, be positive, and be happier at work.

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July 17, 2015

TED Talk of the Week: How To Make Stress Your Friend – Kelly McGonigal

How To Make Stress Your Friend – Kelly McGonigal Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal […]

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July 17, 2015

5 Myths About Change In The Workplace

5 Myths About Change In The Workplace…. & How Change Champions Can Help! There’s been much discussion about parties, policies, and potential prime ministers in recent months, and what we all really vote for, is change. We listen to our local and national candidates plead with us to vote on their policies, their change. But […]

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