Your Best Possible Self

What is It? This is a positive psychology intervention which encourages you to think about your future in a positive and optimistic way. In this future you will be your best possible self, living your best possible life – whatever that may look like to you. How to do it This exercise could be engagedContinue reading “Your Best Possible Self”

Emotion Scrapbook

This activity is suitable for both children and adults. It has been designed to encourage you to spend more time acknowledging and savouring the positive emotions you experience.  As well as inspiring you to pay more attention to what creates your emotions, it offers the opportunity to build a personal resource that can be revisited.Continue reading “Emotion Scrapbook”

Building Resilience

Here’s a free selection of 19 Articles To Help You To Succeed During Difficult Times written by members of the Asia Professional Speakers Singapore (APSS). They have been designed to support, inspire and offer insight into how we can build our personal and professional resilience as we continue to adapt to changes brought by theContinue reading “Building Resilience”

Positive Deviance

What is positive deviance? Positive deviance is an innovative approach to problem solving. It suggests when we need to solve problems in our communities and organisations, we should look to individuals or groups who are ‘positive deviants’ for solutions. Positive deviants face the same (or perhaps worse) challenges/problems as the rest of their community/organisation andContinue reading “Positive Deviance”

The Happiness Pie

A simple but effective exercise (Frisch, 2005) that provides an opportunity to take time out of your day to reflect on what’s important in your life and think about whether the amount of time and energy you currently dedicate to these areas reflects their personal value to you. Method Draw a large circle (happiness pie)Continue reading “The Happiness Pie”

Positive Psychology Books

Positive Psychology Books If you’re interested in learning more about positive psychology, the following publications are a good place to start. Within them you’ll find references and suggestions for further reading on topics of particular interest. Many should be available at your local bookshop or library, alternatively they can be found online with most majorContinue reading “Positive Psychology Books”

Stress and Anxiety

What can we do when we feel stressed or anxious? This post suggests how we can start to identify what’s making us feel this way and how to channel our energy into proactively beginning to address this. It’s important to note that there’s a huge range of different levels of stress and anxiety felt byContinue reading “Stress and Anxiety”

Positive Psychology Websites

If you’re interested in learning more about positive psychology and the science of well-being, below are twelve key sites to get you started. Each cover a range of topics and also often offer both academic and practical resources that you can pick and choose from, depending on your personal interests.   If you want toContinue reading “Positive Psychology Websites”

The Power Of Music

Music and Moods Music has the ability to impact our mood, it can trigger memories and particular lyrics/melodies can especially resonate with us. We all have ‘go to’ choices which make us laugh, smile or get up and move! Create a personal playlist of music which boosts your mood and dip into it whenever youContinue reading “The Power Of Music”