Positive Stress

Positive Stress

I have recently teamed up with Olympic Sailing Coach Pete Conway to speak about Positive and Negative Stress. It is really exciting to learn how to use our stress in the right way to help our positive psychology. When we see athletes performing at their optimal...
I Want To Tell You A Story…

I Want To Tell You A Story…

…about how story-telling can generate trust. When someone tells you about something that happened to them, do you get that feeling that you want to tell them about something similar that happened to you? Whilst waiting for a bus recently, I struck up a...
Give Your Best Then Let It Go

Give Your Best Then Let It Go

Anticipating an outcome can make you feel happy and hopeful. Yet, holding onto and worrying about an outcome can damage your psyche, can cause you to lose sleep, and can create unnecessary stress. I will admit that, sometimes when I make a decision, I think about it,...
Optimism: A Matter of Mind Set

Optimism: A Matter of Mind Set

Optimism is a word that has such powers that it can change your mind set to “I cannot do” to “I can do this” How do we do this and what does positive psychology say about this process of change? Martin Seligman (1998) the founding father of positive psychology...
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