Boosting wellbeing at work and home before Christmas

Here’s a strategy to help gear you up for the festive season and to gain the most value and positive energy boost from it. How often do you consciously think about doing something that will have an immediate, short and long-term impact on your overall wellbeing at work and in your personal life? I’ve been … Read more »

Pessimists – Don’t Read This Post

I’m going to have a bit of a rant in this post over the Nay-Sayers who are purposefully looking for opportunities to dismiss positive psychology as nothing more than ‘happiology’. So if you’re a naturally pessimistic and argumentative person who finds joy in the negative of life, and are constantly trying to convert others to … Read more »

A quick survey – Will you flourish at work this week?

I’ve got a quick survey below, to help you flourish this week. It’s Monday morning and for many it means trying to re-boot themselves after the weekend and get focused on what needs to get done during the working week. What we know from many scientific studies, is the positive impact that your overall sense of … Read more »

A Daily Dose of Intentional Trust

I was fortunate to attend a professional speaker’s summit that was held exclusively for the best in the business yesterday and during one of the intensive discussions, one of those attending shared a particular experience that can only be shared in an environment of safety and trust. The physical and emotional energy in the room … Read more »

Parliament Behaviour Exposes Lack Of Character

The 44th Australian Federal Parliament has now reconvened, and the members from both the government and opposition parties demonstrated to the Australian people who they represent, (and to the world), behaviour that can only be described as childish, inappropriate, bullying, disrespectful, antagonistic, unempathetic and downright rude. When we seem to be in the midst of a … Read more »

Not sleeping well? Read This!

I’m sure you don’t need me to remind you that getting a good night’s sleep makes you feel better the next day… and yet, in my travels, pre and post presentations, I often hear that people are struggling to do that one relatively simple thing to make them feel better. But it goes further than … Read more »

Beyond Happiness – The A to Z of Intentionomics – #048 Fear

Living a ‘good life’ means more than just happiness! In this video series I’ve selected from 101 keywords and discuss how each word can impact your potential to live a more happy, flourishing and prosperous personal and work life. This is keyword # 48 – Fear. Fear can be an anchor that stops you from … Read more »

Are You Taking Control?

Our eldest son Matthew went for an audition yesterday for a new role in one of Australia’s television drama series, and he received a number of text messages from his acting buddies and mentors that said “Chookas”. This is, as I understand it, a bit like the old saying “Break a leg” that’s often used … Read more »

Wake Up To What Intentions Are Driving Your Choices

Science confirms that eating well, sleeping well, and regular exercise has direct and positive impact on our emotional and physical wellbeing, which impacts our potential to live more happy, flourishing and prosperous personal and business lives. So we know this… but why then is it so tough to make these choices? The reality is that … Read more »