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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...

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...

Why your mindset matters 13 Jun

Why your mindset matters

Keep your fire burning in the right direction. The world might try to drag you down, but you can turn the tide. George Carlin once said, “Inside every cynic is a disappointed idealist.” Cynical people are those who often turn cold and bitter when their...

What Hypnotherapy really feels like 1 Jun

What Hypnotherapy really feels like

Being in a hypnotic state does not symbolise weakness. It will not make you lose control or consciousness. Hypnosis plays a pivotal role in the improvement of general health and can even help increase focus and attention. I had no knowledge on Hypnotherapy...

A huge decision – a decision that I am so glad I 30 May

A huge decision – a decision that I am so glad I

The School of Positive Psychology will always have a special place in my heart, where for the first time I learned that I could do things which I never thought possible. I learned to connect with other people on a deeper level with an understanding to be...

My beautiful wings of psychotherapy 31 May

My beautiful wings of psychotherapy

My goal was to obtain a Professional Diploma in Psychotherapy. However I ended up getting so much more. I feel like the very hungry caterpillar that after eating my way through the menu of The School of Positive Psychology has come out of my cocoon as a...

To Win in Life, You have to be the Best Version of Yourself 24 May

To Win in Life, You have to be the Best Version of Yourself

Is there a sure-win formula in life? Personally, I don’t think so. To me, Life isn’t a game. There is no winner, loser, rules or limits because there should be no judge to dictate what we do. Most of the time, we are the ones who judge ourselves, putting...

It’s okay to take time to heal 17 May

It’s okay to take time to heal

Many times, when we stumble onto obstacles in our lives, we either grow from the ordeal, or let it break us. Unfortunately, cracks don’t always surface immediately. It may take time for it to show, but we know it’s there. What happens then, when the cracks...

Gratitude 11 May

Gratitude

Showing gratitude seems like a no brainer. A simple ‘thanks’ seems like nothing out of the ordinary or even anything to think about. After all, anyone and anybody can utter words like like ‘Oh sorry,’ and ‘Thanks’. But a half-hearted show of gratitude can...

Turning Pain into Strength 4 May

Turning Pain into Strength

Stress and adversities are inevitable in life. In this volatile world, it is by no means a difficult task to find a piece of negative news or pick up a disparaging remark from someone on the streets, an acquaintance or even from your loved ones. It can be...

Expressing Individuality Is Not a Crime 18 Apr

Expressing Individuality Is Not a Crime

Be You, Do You, and Worry Less Ever been shamed by your choice of hobby? Or have you ever been told you can’t do certain things because of your gender or age? Been criticized over your choice of outfit? These opinions are formed by Shamers. Be it...

RESILIENCE AS A CHILD 12 Apr

RESILIENCE AS A CHILD

When I was a child, I remembered looking over to my peers and wondering, ‘how did she do that’? ‘Wow, I would never be handle that like he did.” In the younger days, I always felt that I lacked the emotional capacity to be resilient to whatever that was...

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