Can Your Job Make you Happy?

Can Your Job Make you Happy?

Job, Career or Calling? Most people spend a large part of their life at work. How can this significant investment of our endeavor contribute to our happiness? Seligman (2002) suggested that individuals can see their work as a job, a career or a calling and that which...
An Interview with Dr Ryan Niemiec

An Interview with Dr Ryan Niemiec

Dr Ryan Niemiec is the Education Director at the VIA Institute on Character and in this interview, Ryan talks about his new book, The Power of Character Strengths: Appreciate and Ignite Your Positive Personality. The book is co-written with VIA Senior Scientist, Dr...
We Need To Talk About Wellbeing…

We Need To Talk About Wellbeing…

What does wellbeing mean to you? Is it about physical health, mental health? Is it a feeling? A measurable state? Whilst we might all hold an aspiration for high levels of wellbeing, we may not all have the same thing in mind when we talk about it. So, when we ask...
The Very Subtle Art Of Cooking Up Your Strengths

The Very Subtle Art Of Cooking Up Your Strengths

I’m sitting here, late afternoon, keyboard in front of me, and I’m fighting the urge to go in the garden. Instead I’m writing. Strengths are supposed to be something you dream and drool of doing, and one of my strengths is writing. Strengths: the things which you can...
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