Lesley was on the very first cohort of the Masters Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) programme at Buckinghamshire New University in 2013. After graduation, she co-founded The Positive Psychology People website with a few of her fellow students. She works part-time as a Clinical Hypnotherapist where she uses her knowledge of Positive Psychology, NLP, and CBT in her approach and she runs several positive psychology courses. She believes that everyone has the right to be happy, a concept she promotes in her role as UK Ambassador for The World Happiness Summit, Wohasu, UK Laughter Yoga Ambassador, and author of the book ‘Laugh Your Way To Happiness’, published by Watkins.
Lesley has three children, and five grandchildren and lives with her partner Iain and Molly the Lakeland terrier in the New Forest National Park, Hampshire UK. You can contact her at The Positive Psychology People and visit her Facebook and Instagram
World First MA Spirituality, Ecology & Mental Health
I’m really excited to share some information about a fabulous new Masters’s degree course that starts this September at Buckinghamshire New University. Headed by my friend and colleague Lee Newitt, this will be the first ever MA in Spirituality, Ecology...
Inspired by – Diary of a CEO with Steven Barlett, Part 2
This second episode looks at the themes of happiness from Steven Bartlett’s diary of a CEO
Inspired by – Diary of a CEO with Steven Barlett, Part 1
The inspiration for this podcast is Steven Bartlett, CEO. Houseworking strategy I listen to podcasts or desert island discs when I’ve got practical jobs like housework and other DIY things to do. I find it’s an effective way to tackle chores,...
Jo Sunshine – Applying Positive Psychology in Art
I’d like to introduce you to Jo Sunshine, a very aptly named artist. In my opinion, she is a role model for what the theory of positive psychology looks like when applied to the everyday life of a person. Her spirit shines through her artwork and in her attitude to...
The Power of VIA: Signature Strengths
Whilst most people are acutely aware of their weaknesses, few can accurately name their strengths but we all have them! The VIA Institute On Character offers a free online survey that will help you discover your greatest strengths to unlock your potential. It will...
How Disney can help turn your dreams into reality
You might wonder how Disney could turn your dreams into reality but the Disney Creativity Planning Strategy is a problem-solving and creative thinking technique developed by Robert Dilts and Todd Epstein based on the process used by Walt Disney and his team. Here is...
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