Coaching & Application

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Organizational Psychology & Coaching For Well-Being In The Workplace

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Organizational Psychology is currently on the rise in the realm of psychology, with exponential growth over the past few years. Organizational Psychology focusses on the well-being of CEO’s and employees in order to foster healthy minds and consequently enhance the standard of output at work. It aligns itself with the essential nature […]

How To Successfully Teach Positive Psychology in Groups

Positive Psychology Groups

Positive psychology focuses on increasing strengths rather than fixing deficits, and thus there is something for everyone to gain from it. The group setting is an optimal environment to teach and practice positive psychology as it inherently fulfils aspects of known foundations of well-being within the PERMA model such as […]

The Power of Corporate Wellness Coaches (& Where To Find Them)

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For years people have often considered personal trainers to be the gurus of personal health and wellness. There is much more to pursuing overall health than being physically fit. Moreover, there are many resources for people who are interested in revamping their lives to reflect health and wellness. "My own […]

Positive Psychology Examples: 5 Ways to Put it Into Practice

Cultivate Both Subjective and Psychological Well-being

Positive psychology is the scientific study of positive experiences, states, and traits. It grew as a field after the realization that psychology focused largely on dysfunctional and pathological disorders while largely ignoring the research of what conditions might lead to optimal functioning. "The aim of positive psychology is to catalyze a change […]

Active Listening: The Art of Empathetic Conversation

Julian Treasure claims that we are losing our hearing. Maybe he has a point. With personal broadcasting replacing the art of conversation, and silence becoming a scarce resource, we have forgotten how to listen. It is time to focus again and practice the skill of mindful listening. Not only because […]

Happiness & Well-Being Coaching with PERMA

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In coaching settings, it can be extremely helpful to work from a theoretical framework or model. These can be used to guide clients through their thought-process and explore the various aspects of the model. These models can also change how coaches relate to the client’s experience, which leads to deeper […]