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How Not to Be Your Job
By Sherif Arafa  
April 20, 2016 – 1:53 pm | 3 Comments
Time to play with others

Dear reader, let’s think together: What would happen if you are disconnected from your job or studies right now? Who would you be then, and how would you spend your time? How would you see your roles in life beyond the context of work/study, and who are the important people to you?

10 Keys to Happier Living (Book Review)
By Angus Skinner  
April 7, 2016 – 9:33 am | 2 Comments
Singing in the Choir

This is a very welcome, informative, and practical book, an excellent overview of the landscape of keys to happier living, which is for all of us a life-long work in progress.

Individual Differences at Work: Part 2, Type A and Type B
By Sarah Tottle  
April 5, 2016 – 12:10 pm | 3 Comments
Type A? How much does it predict?

Ever since Friedman and Roseman’s 1959 study identifying the Type A personality and its link to coronary heart disease, research into the influence of personality factors on health has caught public attention.
Type A …

Individual Differences at Work: Part 1, Handling Stress
By Sarah Tottle  
March 23, 2016 – 2:59 pm | One Comment
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Stress is subjectively experienced. Individual differences influence how each employee interacts within their workplace and perceive and manage stress. Each individual sees stress through a different lens.

Card Game Stimulates Workplace Discussions (Review, Sponsored Link, and Discount)
By Kathryn Britton  
March 16, 2016 – 11:29 am | 3 Comments
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Today is the day that one of our authors, Scott Crabtree, announces the release of his new card game, Choose Happiness@Work, aimed to stimulate group exploration about ways to become happier at work.

A New Movie and a Last Call (includes Sponsored Link)
By Editor K.H.B.  
March 11, 2016 – 2:19 pm | No Comment
What exactly is PP

This is the last call for Michelle McQuaid’s outstanding course, Show Up, Shine, and Succeed since registration ends on Sunday, March 13. It’s also the announcement of a new movie for exploring what positive psychology is and what it brings to the world.

Strategies for Building a Career Based on Positive Psychology (Includes Sponsored Link)
By Emiliya Zhivotovskaya  
March 10, 2016 – 11:20 am | One Comment
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The 5i Change (∆) Agent Model characterizes recurring themes in the ways that people use positive psychology in their livelihoods. While they may be teachers or coaches or therapists or doctors or dancers, what they actually do with positive psychology can be described by 5 verbs. Knowing which of these verbs characterize your own approach helps you take steps to augment your impact on the world.

Close Connections are Only Part of the Solution
By Homaira Kabir  
March 7, 2016 – 10:29 am | 5 Comments
Unity

Perhaps I don’t need to fear the world I leave behind for my children. Perhaps technology is paving the way for them to come together as a common humanity.

Getting (More of) What You Want (Book Review)
By Lisa Sansom  
March 3, 2016 – 10:21 am | No Comment
 

Every little bit helps to understand what’s really going on and how your perspective, thoughts, words, and emotions can change, for better or for worse, the final outcome of negotiation with regards to both value and relationship.

Which Country Leads the World in Strengths Development? (Contains Sponsored Link)
By Michelle McQuaid  
March 2, 2016 – 2:31 pm | One Comment
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Developing our strengths at work, learning how to do more of those things we’re good at and actually enjoy doing, has become a multi-million dollar global industry, but where is it making the most difference?