The Art of Strengths Coaching

P is for Positive Psychology

Martin Seligman is recognised as one of the key figures in the growth of positive psychology. In the video above he gives an introduction to the approach.

His work led to creating the Positive Read more

B is for Bhutan: Focusing On Gross National Happiness

Bhutan has long been known for its focus on well-being. The nation is now exploring how to embody this in a new development paradigm that focuses on Gross National Happiness. Below are excerpts from Read more

W is for Jerry White: Survivor Corps And Steps To Overcoming Life Crises

At the time of writing Jerry White is Deputy Assistant Secretary in the United States Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations. Here is a link to his official biography.

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/biog/bureau/213836.htm

Jerry was twenty years Read more

H is for The Happiness Initiative: Towards A New Economic Paradigm

The Happiness Initiative aims improve the well-being of society. It aims to do this by reducing the emphasis on economic growth and focusing on the domains that lead to life satisfaction, resilience and sustainability.

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M is for Maggie’s Centres: Empowering People With Cancer

The video above gives a short introduction to the centres. Here is some more information from the organisation’s web site. You can discover more at:

http://www.maggiescentres.org/home.html

Background

Maggie Keswick Jencks was the co-founder, Read more

T is for Robert Thurman: Being Joyful, Even If They Kill You

Robert describes how it is vital to be positive. You are then more likely to spread happiness around you.

Some people are so full of angst, he says, that they create bad vibes around Read more

S is for Singularity University: Using Technology To Solve Huge Problems

The Singularity University was founded in 2009.

The co-founders were Dr. Peter H. Diamandis, Founder and Chairman of the X PRIZE Foundation and International Space University (ISU), and Ray Kurzweil, futurist, author, Read more

L is for Life Vest Inside: Kindness Creating Positive Change

Orly Wahba founded Life Vest Inside to spread kindness around the world.

She chose the name after hearing about the tragic death of 7 year old girl she knew. Soon afterwards she was travelling Read more