Positive Psychology

5 Things Busy Executives Need To Know About Mindfulness At Work

– Posted in: Mindfulness, Positive Psychology
business man meditating

Mindfulness is the new corporate buzzword, trending on Twitter and pretty much everywhere else. If meditation has been on that (ever-growing) list of things you’ll get to when you’re on vacation or things “finally quiet down,” you’ve come to the right place. As one of the first 30 certified teachers of the Search Inside Yourself [...]

An Evidence Based Tool To Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

– Posted in: Emotional Intelligence, Positive Psychology

You’ve read a book on emotional intelligence or you’ve attended a workshop and you liked it. You realize that these competencies and skills can help you move forward in your career, be a more effective leader, make better decisions and develop stronger interpersonal relationships. So what’s next? What is the best way to learn and [...]

What happens to your brain when you “flip your lid”?

– Posted in: Mindfulness, Neuroscience, Positive Psychology

Dr. Siegel has a unique ability to make complicated scientific concepts exciting and easy to understand and here he is explaining that “flip”. Dr. Siegel is currently clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine where he is on the faculty of the Center for Culture, Brain, and Development and the founding co-director [...]

Do You Languish or Do You Flourish?

– Posted in: Positive Psychology

          Emotions are powerful and drive our decisions and our behaviors. They change us at a cellular level and are transformative. Positive emotions transform our lives for the better by broadening our awareness and by bringing out the best of us. Barbara Fredrickson has spent her career studying positive emotions. She is [...]

Positive Emotions Open Our Mind

– Posted in: Positive Psychology

What are positive emotions? There is a whole range  — from amusement, to awe, to interest, to gratitude, to inspiration — what they all have in common is that they are reactions to our current circumstances. They aren’t a permanent state; they’re feelings that come and go. That’s true of all emotions, but positive emotions [...]