Category: Positive Psychology Coaching

A Focus on Strengths

A Focus on Strengths

Working with your strengths and encouraging clients to identify and utilise their strengths well lies at the heart of positive psychology coaching. The last two years have been tough years for most people, and I have felt my personal resilience slip a little as continued uncertainty regarding personal and community safety, and the ability to […]

My story of the Pandemic: A Positive Psychology Workbook

My story of the Pandemic: A Positive Psychology Workbook My story of the Pandemic: A Positive Psychology Workbook

As the world is starting to open up to some normalcy post Covid-19 pandemic, are we ready for it?  Covid-19 has certainly taken a toll on our mental wellbeing.  In fact, for many people, it can be hard to feel optimistic about the future.  Enduring the long-term stress of the pandemic has left many of […]

Ethical Guidelines for Positive Psychology Practice

Ethical Guidelines for Positive Psychology Practice Ethical Guidelines

As a coach or positive psychology practitioner, how often do you ask yourself the following questions? What is my perspective on the topic of “professional ethics?” How well do I know the guidelines or code of ethics that informs my practice? How frequently do I receive training in ethics? What is my view on the […]

Making positive emotions happen

Making positive emotions happen positive emotions

Nothing conjures up pictures of yellow smiley faces like “positive emotions”, the first pillar in the PERMA model. A lot can be said for positive emotions and their benefits for our wellbeing beyond the present moment. While we all intuitively think to recognise positive emotions when we sense them, they actually come in many shapes, […]

Five Ways to L.E.A.R.N and Build on Your Strengths for Success

Five Ways to L.E.A.R.N and Build on Your Strengths for Success positive psychology coaching certification, positive psychology , coaching, strengths, success

1. Learn the language Why even bother building a dialogue around strengths? Surely the words ‘strength’ or ‘strong’ is enough to get the feeling and the benefits across? Not so fast…   The L from L.E.A.R.N is to Learn the language of strengths and can be an important part of developing your own unique blend of […]

“But it isn’t fair!”

“But it isn’t fair!” positive psychology coaching certification, positive psychology , coaching, forgiveness, wellbeing, fairness, freedom

To want to be respected and treated fairly is understandable. Morals and ethics based upon this expectation form a major part of our social system and inform our social construction of justice. As such, a person who breaks the law can be held morally responsible for their actions.  My sense of moral responsibility legitimises me […]

Is it time for you to “take credit”?

Is it time for you to “take credit”? positive psychology coaching certification, positive psychology , coaching,ICF, credits, International coaching federation

If you’re a professional coach, therapist, or practitioner, entrepreneur, manager or leader who’s also a part of the International Coaching Federation (ICF), then you’re likely always on the lookout for professional development opportunities! But are you “taking the credit” that you deserve for the hard work you’re putting into picking up new skills and knowledge? And […]

Applying PERMA to your Everyday Life

Applying PERMA to your Everyday Life Applying PERMA to your Everyday Life

As a Positive Psychologist and coach, I am frequently asked for the magic key to happiness: the one thing that people can do to miraculously make their lives better and tick that happiness box. Usually, I try to manage their expectations a little: it is unrealistic to expect one single thing will unlock the box […]