Positive Psychology Toolkit

Positive Psychology Toolkit

One of the things that really grabbed my intention when I first learned about positive psychology was that there were so many interventions from the research that people could practically and effectively use in their lives. Positive psychology wasn’t simply...
Second Wave of Positive Psychology

Second Wave of Positive Psychology

With his APA President’s Address in 1998, Martin Seligman raised the need to balance the tendency for psychological research to focus on psychopathology, by researching what caused people to flourish and to lead fulfilling lives. As a result, positive psychology was...
Go Luck Yourself!

Go Luck Yourself!

Do you believe that some people are just lucky or that you can create your own luck? I have to admit that for a long time I felt it was the former, in that some people were just luckier than others, but the more that I’ve read around the subject of luck, the more...
DIY Happiness

DIY Happiness

If you would like to listen to Lesley reading this post, please click on the play button below.   Do-it-yourself (DIY) happiness, or rely on others? When it comes to decorating, gardening and fixing things around the house, some of us have the DIY skills we need...
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

New beginnings or endings? Do you love new beginnings or are you more of a happy endings, finisher type of person? Do your relish the first day, the first opportunity, the fresh start or do you prefer bringing things to completion, placing the last piece of the puzzle...