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How Does Positive Psychology Coaching Work?

How Does Positive Psychology Coaching Work? | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Why and how does positive psychology coaching work so well for coaching clients? (How Does Positive Psychology Coaching Work?

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Coaching is based on psychology, including positive psychology

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Focus on developing what you do well.

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Coaching is about client

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Positive psychology is a relatively new branch of psychology, focused on what makes humans happier, more productive, resilient and feeling more fulfilled in life.
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How Yoga & Meditation Increase Creativity & Healthy Emotions

How Yoga & Meditation Increase Creativity & Healthy Emotions | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Research continues to demonstrate the power of meditation and yoga practices to transform our entire beings. These two new studies illustrate how creativity in increased from meditation; and that yoga diminishes stress and anxiety. They add to the growing body of knowledge of the impact of these practices upon our minds, emotions and behavior.
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Are the brains of creative people different?

Are the brains of creative people different? | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
This article is published in collaboration with Quartz.
What makes highly creative people different from the rest of us? In the 1960s, psychologist and creativity researcher Frank X. Barr...
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The Highly Valuable Skill You Should Look for in Employees (But Probably Don't)

The Highly Valuable Skill You Should Look for in Employees (But Probably Don't) | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
A new report reveals the incredible value of highly resilient employees.
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The Key to Employee Engagement Isn’t What You Think | Workforce Development | Training Industry

There’s no question that employee engagement is one of the most important topics that companies face, especially when dealing with today’s workforce.
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The 5 most important findings from the science of happiness that apply at work

The 5 most important findings from the science of happiness that apply at work | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Happy workplaces are more profitable and innovative, attract the best employees and have lower absenteeism and employee turnover rates. Simply put, happy companies make more money. But how do you c…
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What are the three ways to train your brain to be happy?

What are the three ways to train your brain to be happy? | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Everything you need to know about What are the three ways to train your brain to be happy?
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How To Stay Resilient In The Face Of Adversity | Addicted 2 Success

How To Stay Resilient In The Face Of Adversity | Addicted 2 Success | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
The average person would rather be comfortable than be challenged. They have big dreams and big wishes, but are reluctant to sacrifice their comfort in order to
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How To Get People To Like You: 7 Ways From An FBI Behavior Expert

How To Get People To Like You: 7 Ways From An FBI Behavior Expert | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
How to get people to like you -- it's a tricky problem. Here the head of the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Program explains how to make people like you quickly.
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What Is The "Good Life"?

What Is The "Good Life"? | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
A lot has been said and written about what the “good life” is, but everyone defines it differently depending on many factors such as where and how we live.
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Psychiatrist discusses restoring life's balance through neuroscience and self-understanding

Psychiatrist discusses restoring life's balance through neuroscience and self-understanding | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Dr. Peter Whybrow, best-selling author and director of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, is not surprised by the high incidence of obesity, diabetes, depression and other maladies in the U.S. ...
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15 Employee Engagement Truths Employers Ignore at Their Own Peril

15 Employee Engagement Truths Employers Ignore at Their Own Peril | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Given how much time and money has been spent on employee engagement — and how little has been shown for it — it’s clear that most employers are not doing
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What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness

What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you're mistaken. As the director of a 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life.
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Quality relationships predict happier, healthier and longer life

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6 scientifically proven ways to have a better day.

6 scientifically proven ways to have a better day. | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Life can be a little overwhelming at times. Fortunately, science has your back!
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A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes per day

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes per day | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Just think happy thoughts!
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Matthieu Ricard comparte su secreto para la felicidad

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To Better Cope With Stress, Listen to Your Body

To Better Cope With Stress, Listen to Your Body | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
To handle stress and adversity more effectively, we should probably pay closer attention to what is happening inside our bodies, according to a fascinating new brain study.
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Para manejar mejor el estrés, escucha a tu cuerpo

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The Worldwide Employee Engagement Crisis

The Worldwide Employee Engagement Crisis | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
In the U.S. and globally, employee engagement numbers haven't budged in years. Is there anything leaders can do?
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Does Your Company Have the Wrong Investment Focus for Employee Engagement?

Does Your Company Have the Wrong Investment Focus for Employee Engagement? | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Gallop Management Journal publishes a semi-annual Employee Engagement Index (EEI). Their most recent U.S. results show that:

Little improvement in employee engagement over the past year.

32% U....
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Functional Neural Plasticity and Associated Changes in Positive Affect After Compassion Training

Functional Neural Plasticity and Associated Changes in Positive Affect After Compassion Training | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it

Functional Neural Plasticity and Associated Changes in Positive Affect After Compassion Training Olga M.

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Stirling Behavioural Science Blog : A Note on the Ethics of Nudge - Guest Post from Dr. Christian Schubert

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6 Surprising Insights of Successful Employee Engagement

6 Surprising Insights of Successful Employee Engagement | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Leaders finally realize the importance of a fully engaged workforce. Now they should learn what practices drive and sustain employee engagement.
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New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy

New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
There's a lot of stuff about happiness on the internet, but what do neuroscientists say can *really* make you happy? Here are 4 things backed by research.
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Mindfulness Meditation May Improve Decision Making - Association for Psychological Science

Mindfulness Meditation May Improve Decision Making - Association for Psychological Science | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it

Great read on mindfulness meditation and decision making #longreads https://t.co/tlcLatrZM4

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Daniel Goleman's Reponse to Gallup Employee Engagement Survey

The Gallup Organization recently reported that only 30% of surveyed employees are engaged at work. That means companies aren't getting their best out of peop...
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How to have a happier new year in four easy steps

How to have a happier new year in four easy steps | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
The world is wealthier than ever but people are no happier - psychologists are trying to find out why
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