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Gratitude: A Building Block for the Culture of Appreciation 19 Aug

Gratitude: A Building Block for the Culture of Appreciation

“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude” - Cynthia Ozick (b. 1928) With Facebook and Google choosing Singapore as a base for their Asian headquarters, their unique corporate cultures have sparked interest and conversations—on...

Improve our work engagement and combat possible burnout! 13 Aug

Improve our work engagement and combat possible burnout!

Time is a valuable commodity to most of us, especially in the workplace where we are constantly challenged by limited time and resources for our ever increasing and demanding workloads.  Many people I know who live in Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland work long hours...

How Coach Training Changes a Person 16 Jan

How Coach Training Changes a Person

Not all that long ago I heard a seasoned coach offer some words of wisdom to a novice coach. This was in the context of coach training so I expected the experienced coach to provide some technical pointers. Something to do with time management, or fee setting, or...

Demand for Positive Psychology Coaches 29 Jan

Demand for Positive Psychology Coaches

" When I began Positive Psychology coaching way back in 2006, there was very few of us, but times have changed. Fast forward to the present day and the demand for wellness coaches, for positive psychology coaches, and coaches who are primarily informed by the robust...

Declutter your Mind; make room for what’s important 21 Jun

Declutter your Mind; make room for what’s important

It has been estimated that an average person has approximately 60,000 thoughts per day, and 70% of them are believed to be negative! People generate negative and repetitive thoughts too automatically that they are totally unaware that it is happening. Do...

Energise Yourself Today! 7 May

Energise Yourself Today!

Do you return home from work feeling worn-out and lethargic? Not keen to partake in any activity other than just lazing in your sofa? This shouldn't be it! It's time to recharge and rejuvenate to keep on going. Here are some activities to fuel your energy...

Kiss and Hug your way to better health! 4 May

Kiss and Hug your way to better health!

Research shows that kissing, hugging, snuggling, and holding hands produce more than just magical moments. They can actually boost overall health, helping you lose weight, lower blood pressure, fight off sickness, and more. Should you do not have a human...

Guide To Increase Emotional Wellness 27 Apr

Guide To Increase Emotional Wellness

Our emotional health deserves the same tender loving care we typically afford our physical bodies. Acquiring new habits isn’t easy but it's time to pick up these habits to improve your emotional wellness! #01 Protect Your Self Esteem Practice...

SUCCESS – Go Get It! 10 Apr

SUCCESS – Go Get It!

5 Reasons You're Not Achieving Your Goals Do you sometimes feel like you’re going around in circles and not achieving the things you set out to do? Do you wonder why you still haven’t gotten that dream job you have your heart set on? Or why the right...

Before I knew it, I was already happy! 26 Mar

Before I knew it, I was already happy!

Positive psychology is not a fad or pop psychology. Being an academic, it is my practice to keep an open-mind and to examine the empirical evidence behind “scientific” claims. The scientific research behind positive psychology cannot be denied and...

Global Happiness Policy Report 2 Mar

Global Happiness Policy Report

The Global Happiness Policy Report is produced by the Global Happiness Council (GHC) and contains papers by expert working groups on happiness for good governance. This report provides evidence and policy recommendations on best practices to promote...

8 Benefits of Positive Psychology in Your Workplace 12 Feb

8 Benefits of Positive Psychology in Your Workplace

Positive Psychology is the scientific study of wellbeing that enables individuals, organisations and communities to thrive. It has tremendous potential for cultivating meaningful and fulfilling lives, and enhances the experiences of love, work, and play. Positive...

Distinctions between a Psychotherapist and a Coach 6 Feb

Distinctions between a Psychotherapist and a Coach

What is the difference between a coach and a psychotherapist? Which do you aspire to be?Let’s read on to learn the distinctions between the two roles.   Primary Focus Psychotherapy focuses on what client wants to achieve in life now. Will address past in...

The house with a thousand mirrors 2 Feb

The house with a thousand mirrors

Long ago in a small village, in a land that was far away, there was a place known as the House of a thousand mirrors. It was a magical place with dozens upon dozens of reflective glasses of all shapes, and sizes. One day, a happy little dog learned of this...

Positive Education Starts at Home 7 Sep

Positive Education Starts at Home

Positive Education Starts at Home Given the society in which we live today, children are not lacking in the materialistic items parents can give to them, but what is more important than this, is the child’s ability to do things for themselves, to...

My Journey of Positive Psychology…Just starting 7 Sep

My Journey of Positive Psychology…Just starting

There is a Chinese saying that if you hold your chopsticks very far from the end, you will live very far away from your parent’s home. I am not sure how very scientific this is but I can say this saying applies to me very well. Amongst all my friends,...

Gratitude: A Building Block for the Culture of Appreciation 31 Aug

Gratitude: A Building Block for the Culture of Appreciation

“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude” - Cynthia Ozick (b. 1928) With Facebook and Google choosing Singapore as a base for their Asian headquarters, their unique corporate cultures have sparked interest and...

The myth that “Being rich and successful will make you happy’ 18 Jul

The myth that “Being rich and successful will make you happy’

It can be a common misconception to think that, in order to be happy, you have to be successful and wealthy. Indeed, money is a fundamental part of life that is needed to pay for the necessities but in modern day society it can be easy for us to assume...

The PERMA model: The science behind Happiness 4 Jul

The PERMA model: The science behind Happiness

Everyone is in pursuit of happiness; it is ingrained in our actions for as long as we can remember. We trust we do know what happiness is, but what exactly promotes happiness within each of us Positive psychology has taken happiness into the realm of...

My new home in Singapore 28 Jun

My new home in Singapore

When I talk about life changing decisions I can certainly stop at a few stations in my life, but joining TSPP is one of the highlights if not THE HIGHLIGHT. I arrived in Singapore looking for the reason of my presence in this part of the world at this...

The best thing about memories is making them 27 Jun

The best thing about memories is making them

In every phase of our lives, we create memories. To quote Ama Ata Aido, it is humans, not places that make memories. We are the ones that create our own environment; the kind where relationships can flourish and bonds can be form. But memories can also be...

COMPASSION IS A NECESSITY 16 Jun

COMPASSION IS A NECESSITY

Without Compassion, the world will be empty. Humans would function without a soul. Humanity would never thrive. Imagine living in a world where nobody cares for anything other than themselves. There would be no feeling of empathy, concern or humaneness for...

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