Living A Colourful, Messy and Resilient Life

Living A Colourful, Messy and Resilient Life

Most of us want to live a life of happiness, joy and flourishing, yet whilst we might actively strive for happiness, life throws us all kinds of challenges so that peace, calm and fulfilment often seem to evade us, no matter what we do. So, is it so bad to be unhappy...
Cat Got Your Tongue?

Cat Got Your Tongue?

I consider myself to be a confident person.  I am accustomed to standing in front of a room full of people and speaking.  In my work, I deliver training as well as work as cabin crew, so I am always communicating.  However, put me in a social situation such as a party...
Making Lemonade When Life Gives Us Lemons

Making Lemonade When Life Gives Us Lemons

I have always been curious about why, despite really tough circumstances, many people manage to take the lemons life throws at them and make them into lemonade. I have also always loved this saying. Apart from making me smile at the thought of adodging lemons being...
The Positive Psychology of Poldark

The Positive Psychology of Poldark

Poldark is back on our screens with a new, and final, season. Even as a recently new convert to the show I’m finding it is hitting the happiness mark for me yet again. After the latest episode I found myself thinking about the characters and how people lived in those...
Can Positive Psychology Enhance Your Holiday

Can Positive Psychology Enhance Your Holiday

Time for a break As the schools break up in the U.K. for the summer vacation, many people are focussed on their upcoming annual holiday. The nature of “the holiday” varies from something that people spend significant money on and involves travelling to far flung...
Re-framing experiences using our senses

Re-framing experiences using our senses

Re-framing experiences using our senses: sight, sound, movement and feeling This blog is an exploration into how we experience the world using our senses. It looks at the power of our visual, auditory and kinaesthetic systems to shape how we respond to the world...