Negativity is NOT the key to success

Negativity is NOT the key to success

We all know that negativity has an immense impact on how we feel, work and interact with others, so why do we allow those feelings to influence us so much? It is simple, as human beings we have a negativity bias. Our brain has a built-in negative bias that causes us...
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...
Take Listening to a Higher Level

Take Listening to a Higher Level

Imagine a couple is moving house, it’s an exciting time, they are able to upgrade and move to somewhere ‘better’. It has the potential to be an uplifting experience that brings them together. They are growing and progressing, they are now able to get...
Your Best Competitor is Yourself

Your Best Competitor is Yourself

Comparing to others All around us are images of people doing wonderful things and looking fabulous doing it and while at times this can be very motivating and inspiring, at other times this can also be disheartening. One of the things I’ve repeatedly noticed is the...
Positive Psychology Questions

Positive Psychology Questions

How did you hear about positive psychology and what drew you in? As a current student of the MAPP at BNU, these are questions that my cohort and I are frequently presenting ourselves with. And they are useful ones. I find it terribly easy to get hung up on meeting the...