Our Writers

Inge Beckers

Inge Beckers

Steve Emery

Steve Emery

Karen Henry

Karen Henry

Pinky Jangra

Pinky Jangra

Lisa Jones

Lisa Jones

Janette Kirk-Willis

Janette Kirk-Willis

Sarah Monk

Sarah Monk

Julie Ostrow

Julie Ostrow

Amy Poole

Amy Poole

Kelly Seaward

Kelly Seaward

Fizza Shah

Fizza Shah

Bryony Shaw

Bryony Shaw

Neil Wilkie

Neil Wilkie

Our Blogs

Mental Strength As Society Opens

Mental Strength As Society Opens

Who would have predicted the changes we have witnessed and lived through over the past few months? Certainly not me. While it has been an appalling time with much suffering and fear, the beauty of human nature has once again revealed itself during these unprecedented...

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The Happiness Benefits From NOT Buying Clothes

The Happiness Benefits From NOT Buying Clothes

The challenge A couple of years ago, I decided to set myself a challenge of not buying anything I didn’t really need for a whole year. For me the main challenge was not buying clothes – I’m not a shopaholic, but I’m a female who likes to express myself through what I...

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The Role of Novelty and Adaptation in Well-being

The Role of Novelty and Adaptation in Well-being

A change is as good as a rest? The old adage suggests “a change is as good as a rest?”. In this blog, I take a look at how Positive Psychology (PP) views the idea that both novelty and adaptation are important factors in well-being and what that might mean for us as...

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The Light Life Listen

The Light Life Listen

Put it all away. Turn off the sound. Listen. Breathe in and then out. What do you hear? What is around you? What have we taken for granted as an organic contribution to your aesthetics? Does the natural sound of where you are contribute to your overall sense of well...

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It’s All About Re-connecting With People

It’s All About Re-connecting With People

Whilst in the midst of the recent lockdown, there have been a number of concerns regarding the effect this will have on loneliness. According to the campaign to end loneliness (https://www.campaigntoendloneliness.org/) there are an estimated 9 million people in the UK...

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Lockdown and Social Connections

Lockdown and Social Connections

Why we need to remember what lockdown taught us about the importance of social connections Evidence There is plenty of evidence in positive psychology of the benefits of social connection. Having strong social ties makes us healthier, happier, more resilient and can...

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The Light Life Glow List

The Light Life Glow List

It’s been said, ‘you glow differently when you’re actually happy.’ I think that, when you glow, you flow, which is beyond the general well-being toward a eudaimonia level of happiness. We flow when we are glowing or, we glow when we are in alignment through mind, body...

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Let the Light Life Sparkle

Let the Light Life Sparkle

The Light Life will sparkle with joy, bliss and love. This new blog is my contribution to The Positive Psychology People. We’ve been living in some darker times for so many individuals. Some of us have lived in unabashed privilege and comfort while others have...

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The Appreciation of Beauty and Excellence

The Appreciation of Beauty and Excellence

A core strength The appreciation of beauty and excellence is described by the VIA Institute on Character (viacharacter.org) as one of the 24 universal core character strengths. In this blog I want to describe what that means and how developing this strength might help...

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