A Joy Filled Year

A Joy Filled Year

The New Year is well underway and it can provide a psychological demarcation between the way we have been living our life and the way we would like to live it This year I am going to continue to work on increasing the amount of joy I experience, with the aim that I...
What Is Positive Love?

What Is Positive Love?

Positive Psychology and Love To be or not to be in love? That is the question. Everyone knows love is good for you but what does positive psychology say about. Let’s kick start the process of love with some philosophical references such as Irving Singer (1984) who...
Lets Talk About The Painful Subject Of Pain

Lets Talk About The Painful Subject Of Pain

Pain is universal, it’s inevitable, it can be all encompassing and nobody is dodging it across the lifespan. As humans ‘being’, we will do our utmost to avoid this pain, whether acute emotional trauma, ongoing and enduring or raw trauma. Emotional pain as described in...
Using Laughter As A Lifestyle Medicine

Using Laughter As A Lifestyle Medicine

Positive psychology interventions (PPIs) are the recommendations grounded in theory and empirical validity that are designed to enhance our personal wellbeing and experiences of happiness (Lomas, Hefferon & Ivtzan, 2014). PPIs include: meditation practice,...
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