Coaching & Application

Positive psychology coaching focuses on improving the (mental) well-being of a client by applying findings from the academic field of positive psychology.

The Top 20 Life Coaching Books You Should Read

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No matter who you are, where you are in life, or where you want to be, most of us will admit to wanting to be better in some domain. Whether that’s personally or professionally, within our close relationships, or generally cultivating a better sense of purpose in everything we do. […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Science of Self-Acceptance Masterclass Reviewed

Self Acceptance Masterclass

What would your life look like if you were to fully and completely accept and value yourself with all your perceived weaknesses and shortcomings? As a coach or mentor, which tools do you use to support your clients on their path to Self-Acceptance? I believe most of us have the […]

What is Applied Positive Psychology?

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There is nothing more practical than a good theory. And this was never more true than in case of positive psychology and its many applications. Chris Peterson defined positive psychology as “the scientific study of what goes right in life” and what makes “life most worth living” (2006, p.4). For […]

4 Positive Psychology Exercises To Do With Clients or Students

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Positive Psychology is a scientific field whose knowledge then translates into multiple different exercises, activities, techniques, coaching tools, and interventions that can be used with coaching clients, at work in group settings, by students, employees and anyone who wants more satisfaction and well-being in their professional and personal life.   […]

19 Best Positive Psychology Interventions + How to Apply Them

Positive Psychology Interventions

For many years, the prime focus of psychology was to diagnose and treat people with mental health problems and psychopathological issues. In 1998, pioneers Dr. Martin Seligman and Dr. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi popularized the concept of positive psychology, an offshoot of clinical psychology that shifted the focus of interventions from problems […]

What is Flow in Psychology? Definition and 10+ Activities to Induce Flow

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Have you ever been completely and utterly immersed in a task? Oblivious to the outside world, focused only on your own progress and what’s going on right here and now? Maybe you’ve been doing something you love, like playing music or a certain sport, before realizing that time has totally […]

15 Anxiety Worksheets and Workbooks for Teens, Kids, & Adults (PDF)

15 Anxiety Worksheets for Teens, Kids, & Adults (PDF)

We all have anxiety from time to time. When our days are marked by worry, nervousness, and fear, it is not our fault. We are actually quite good at developing tools to handle occasional anxiety. If you find yourself facing anxiety that interferes with your daily life, professional help is […]

Foundations of Positive Psychology: An Online Certificate Program

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The University of Pennsylvania and Dr. Martin E.P. Seligman joined hands and created a ‘Foundations of Positive Psychology’ course. The five interactive and engaging online modules will provide you with key theories and research in the field of Positive Psychology. Topics as human flourishing, resilience, and grit will pass the […]

10 Person-Centered Therapy Techniques Inspired by Carl Rogers [+PDF]

Client-Centered Therapy + Carl Rogers' #1 Person-Centered Technique

The idea of client-centered therapy might seem redundant – after all, when is therapy not centered on the client? This term seems redundant now, but when it was first developed, it was a novel idea. Before the humanistic therapies were introduced in the 1950s, the only real forms of therapy […]

How To Become a Therapist: Requirements, Degrees, and Experience Needed

If you want to become a therapist but are not sure where to start, you have come to the right place. While there are several different types of therapists, psychologists, and counselors (distinctions which we will address in this article), the path to each profession is similar. Every one of […]

8 Advanced Positive Psychology Coaching Skills to Explore

8 Trending Positive Psychology Skills to Put on Your Resume

No one is safe… … except maybe positive psychology practitioners... Forged in a world of cutting-edge research, new and more effective therapies coming out, and a science that is constantly correcting itself, positive psychology has the unique luxury of endurance in the job market. Maybe you’re looking for a new […]

Positive Psychology Coaching and Life Coaching: How Do They Differ?

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If you’ve ever asked yourself how positive psychology and life coaching differ, you’re definitely not alone. Brief definitions don’t distinguish between these two very different approaches towards well-being. What is even more surprising than their marked differences is how powerful positive psychology and life coaching are when used together. In […]

How to Create Thriving Executive Teams that Handle Conflict Well

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When it comes to the top management in organizations, skepticism towards strengths-based leadership approaches is still common. How can we encourage top hot shots to talk about their strengths, show appreciation, and create an environment where employees can truly flourish? In this article, professional coach Silvia Schmuckli takes us through […]