Re-wiring your brain to positive

Re-wiring your brain to positive

Re-wiring your brain to positive Happiness is not the belief that we don’t need to change – it’s the realisation that we can – Shawn Achor [1] Up until the latter half of the twentieth century, accepted wisdom in psychological circles was that our brains’ wiring is...

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Forgiveness – Part 2

Forgiveness – Part 2

Forgiveness Part 2 In the previous “forgiveness” blog I discussed the process and the influencing factors that make forgiveness such a difficult road in some cases; it is not hard to understand why strength is needed to move us through the journey. The depth to which...

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Forgiveness – Part 2

Forgiveness – Part 1

Forgiveness - Part 1 You may have heard comments like “forgive and forget”, or “just don’t worry about it, be happy; move on”. When it comes to matters of the heart and of the person, it is not always so easy to do that even when we know carrying those negative...

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Communities and Families

Communities and Families

Communities and families are an entwined part of a person’s well-being; each thread is meaningful unto itself while being important to the other threads it connects with. Similarly is the case with families; the threads that bind can strengthen through care and...

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When I die

When I die

I have been fortunate that my life has been enhanced by the principles of positive psychology and I would like this to be reflected at my death and beyond. I don't really believe in the 'afterlife' as such but I recognise that we all live on through the genes we pass...

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Developing Temperance

Developing Temperance

CORE VIRTUE - TEMPERANCE - Protecting against excess I.  Forgiveness and Mercy: This strength involves forgiving those who have wronged or offended us. Forgiveness entails accepting the shortcomings of others, giving people a second chance, and putting aside the...

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