Noetic Nomad searching for bravery

Noetic Nomad searching for bravery

Most of us are searching for something. Courage is not the first thing that comes to mind. Neither is bravery. Until you need to be brave. Most people search for happiness. So much so, that happiness experts pursue them right back. They say that in any solid...

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Optimism Is Not For Everyone

Optimism Is Not For Everyone

Optimism has long been regarded as a key component towards a happier, flourishing life. Most scales used to measure flourishing take levels of optimism into account, whilst Martin Seligman himself argues that pessimism and depression are closely linked. There have...

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Preventative Psychology

Preventative Psychology

What’s in a name? While studying on the MAPP (Masters in Positive Psychology) a question that was discussed from time to time was the future of Positive Psychology and whether the name Positive Psychology was the most appropriate name for the discipline. This came...

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Micro Moments of Love

Micro Moments of Love

In her book Love 2.0, Barbara Fredrickson (Fredrickson, 2013) claims we can experience micro-moments of love numerous times a day, even with complete strangers. She goes on to say that any moment of connection with another person gives the same pleasure as felt when...

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Addiction vs Habit

Addiction vs Habit

  Am I addicted? Recently I have started to question whether I have an addiction to alcohol.  Life has continued to throw its challenges in our lives and I find myself drinking something virtually every day.  Is that considered an addiction though? Or is it a...

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A New Definition Of Intelligence

A New Definition Of Intelligence

Intelligence is commonly associated with intellect. With book smarts. With good grades. In fact, that’s almost the only definition of intelligence in mainstream society. But, is this an accurate measure of human intelligence? Are there other types of intelligence that...

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