Hedonists get a bad rap: psychology shows that taking pleasure can help your mental health
People with grit persist, and are more likely to succeed in challenging circumstances
You don't need to wait: Better wellbeing can be as simple as exploiting your strengths and available resources
A behaviour management approach which focuses on understanding what individuals are trying to achieve by their behaviour. Problem behaviour persists because it serves a purpose and is an attempt to meet a person’s needs, however imperfectly. Psychologists work to understand the individual’s motivations and reinforce more constructive methods. This approach has proven useful in addressing…
Moments of pure absorption in your work provide powerful insights that help to boost your wellbeing and performance
A state of being totally absorbed in an activity, in which we feel both adequately challenged and equipped with the skills to meet the challenge. The concept forms part of ‘positive psychology’. Flow, also referred to as being in the zone, was developed by the psychologist Mihály Csíkszentmihályi. He has linked achieving flow to increased…
Insights from positive psychology reveal the factors that can help people be happier and more satisfied.
Positive education strategies provide Australian students with skills, behaviours and resources to thrive during the school years and beyond.
A growing body of evidence reveals feeling happy is linked with better physical and psychological health.
Amplifying strengths helps children reach their full potential and improves wellbeing.