The Art of Strengths Coaching

D is for Being Delighted To Tackle Certain Kinds Of Daunting Challenges

Are there certain kinds of daunting challenges that you are happy to tackle? The word delighted may seem strong, but the alternative is to ignore the issue or hope it goes away.

You prefer Read more

A is for Appreciating Life As A Way Of Dealing With Angst  

Sensitive people feel things deeply. They may feel strongly about certain values, for example, and are uplifted when seeing such values lived. They get deeply upset when these values are violated.

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C is for Control, Creative Work And Contentment

Some people seem able to deal with distractions and do creative work. Some people find this more difficult. This is especially so if they are sensitive and get depressed about events happening in Read more

S is for Gaining Strength By Choosing Something To Serve  

People often gain strength by choosing to serve something greater than themselves. A person will aim to serve their loved ones and they may also choose:

To serve a spiritual faith, a set of Read more

P is for Choosing To Be Positive rather than To Be Paralysed  

“People can choose their attitude,” we are told. This sounds reasonable, but how can you translate it into action? Let’s start by looking at the bigger picture.

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P is for Peacebuilding

The positive majority of people want to live in peace. They want to build on what they have in common and find creative solutions to challenges. They want to encourage both present and future Read more

S is for If It Succeeds It Leads rather than If It Bleeds It Leads  

People like to hear about success, not just about failure. They like to hear about practical solutions, not just problems. They like to be given hope, not just bombarded with despair.

They want to Read more

P is for Enjoying The Feeling Of Positive Exhaustion

There are many ways to do satisfying work. One approach is to follow your passion and translate it into a specific project.

You can then throw yourself into the work, give your best and Read more

C is for Doing Creative Work That Has Charm

There are many ways to do fine work. One approach is to do creative work that has the ability to fascinate or charm people in a positive way.

Different people do this in Read more

P is for People Wanting To Pursue A Purpose

People love to pursue a purpose. They love to do a worthwhile project, follow a spiritual faith or work towards achieving a specific goal. They find that having a purpose provides a structure to Read more