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#3 PositivePsychology.com Podcast – How Positive Psychology Can Be Dangerous

Blindly applying positive psychology can be dangerous if you don't take the factors discussed in this podcast into account... Hugo Alberts and Seph Fontane Pennock discuss why it is so important to 'meet clients where they are', how forcing progress or awareness onto your client can be counter-productive, and share […]

21 Best Goal Setting Books to Read

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Most people live their lives drifting from one day to the next. Their goals change but are rarely sought after with vision and purpose. What sets high achievers apart from those who continue in their regular “life is happening to me” routine, is effective goal setting. Having clarity and a […]

Using the Cognitive Emotion Regulation Questionnaire

Emotion Regulation Questionnaire

Used to describe a person’s ability to manage and respond to emotional experiences, emotion regulation is a concept receiving ever-growing interest in mental health and psychotherapy research. Regardless of the source, unchecked emotions have the potential to spin out of control and escalate to regrettable and sometimes distressing situations and […]

What is Forgiveness and What Are the Benefits?

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If forgiveness is divine, does one need to be a saint? Forgiveness is the stuff of everyday heroes, the ultimate measure of internal peace. It can be a form of emotional aikido, where we disarm our perceived opponent with patience and calm and exact the grandest form of “revenge” by […]

What is Compassion Meditation? (+ Mantras and Scripts)

Compassion Meditation

In Positive Psychology, Compassion is seen as a way to relate to the self and a pathway to happiness. The proven benefits of compassion range from increased well-being, to relief from illness, and improved relationships. If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, […]

100+ Positive Parenting Tips, Skills and Techniques

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To back up the positive parenting tips laid out in this article, all of the research has been discussed in our ‘What is Positive Parenting?’ piece, which provides a highly comprehensive compilation of evidence-based positive parenting techniques. If you’re looking for some more actionable positive parenting tips and techniques, including […]

12 Tips for Coaching Kids: Learn How to Coach Children for Life

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For many young people in today’s modern world, the list of demands they find themselves dealing with is endless. From studies at school to managing expectations of their teachers, parents, and friends, to social skills and succeeding with their hobbies, their health, personal development and simply making sense of the […]

What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)?

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy or DBT is an evidence-based therapy that is effective in treating a wide range of disorders. DBT is a recognized form of therapy that is accepted by the American Psychological Association (APA) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). In this article, we explain what DBT […]

#2 PositivePsychology.com Podcast – Passion, Work, and Money

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In this episode, Hugo and Seph talk about their entrepreneurial journey, their passion, and the tough decisions they've had to make in order to follow it. Packed with a lot of practical and strategic tips, listening to this episode may inspire you to find and follow your own passion in […]

30 Proven Benefits of Life Coaching & Mentoring

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Life coaching and mentoring are booming fields. They are popular professions worldwide and show no signs of decreasing. Certification programs abound, but as you will read, this is an unregulated field. Certification is not required. Testing and licensing do not exist. Unlike people trained as psychologists or counselors who are […]