The happiness jar

And whilst we discuss how is your glass, how about your jar? There is an app for that! Seligman model of happiness has five key elements which contribute to wellbeing. There are: positivity, engagement, relationships, meaning and accomplishment. It is know as the...

Is the glass half full or empty?

A colleague recently sought my opinion on a job application she was submitting. She was concerned about the ‘desirable’ criteria and whether she had sufficient expertise to support it. In reading the description she sent me, and having worked with her in...

In 2017 follow your passions!

Participating in activities one loves or feels passionate about and, in particular, when those activities are an integral part of who we are – our identity – is what psychologists define as ‘harmonious passion‘. These activities generate...

Cherophobia

Do you have cherophobia? When something good happens, what is your reaction? Do you allow yourself time to go through the positive experience fully? Do you savor it slowly or quickly hit an emotional high note and then go back to ‘normal’. Or do you choose...