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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...

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...

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...

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...

“Be kind to unkind people. They need it most”. Ashleigh Brillian 25 Jan

“Be kind to unkind people. They need it most”. Ashleigh Brillian

“Be kind to unkind people. They need it most”. Ashleigh Brillian This quote is often reiterated by many people, but extremely difficult to follow through. Hate often spreads like wild fire, and leaves a bitter mark on innocent hearts. But I believe that...

AMAZING HACKS FOR INCREDIBLE POWER 9 Nov

AMAZING HACKS FOR INCREDIBLE POWER

AMAZING HACKS FOR INCREDIBLE POWER Did you know that you can beef up your immune system just be looking at pictures? Our immune system defends our body; it helps us to fight diseases, and however at times it may fail. When a germ invades us successfully,...

The Power of Laughter 5 Nov

The Power of Laughter

POWER OF LAUGHTER Never underestimate the power of laughter, for laughing is and will always be the best therapy! Go ahead and try to do a search on the benefits of laughter, and you will be greeted with a REALLY LONG list! Laughing relaxes the entire...

Pursue Dreams 4 Nov

Pursue Dreams

Ever since I've decided to pursue my dreams, life starts to unfold amazingly, just like a miracle. Yes, it hasn't been an easy journey, however the challenges I’ve faced in this journey have reinforced the motivation and determination I have towards...

Your Mindset Matters 3 Nov

Your Mindset Matters

Life is like the massive universe. There is dark space that occupies majority of the universe. Yet, in the midst of the darkness, there are stars that shine ever brightly to lighten it up. The dark space represents the negativity in life, while the bright...

WHY? WHY ME? WHY WHY? 2 Nov

WHY? WHY ME? WHY WHY?

WHY? WHY ME? WHY WHY? When your car breaks down or when your umbrella gets damaged on a rainy day or when your partner wants to end your relationship; on these “gloomy” days, we are often compelled to ask WHY. “WHY? WHY today? WHY now? WHY does it have to...

What is hypnosis? A trick or a scam? 1 Nov

What is hypnosis? A trick or a scam?

What is Hypnosis? by: Mervin Lee What is hypnosis? A trick or a scam? Some charlatan getting his mate from the crowd to cooperate and perform onstage in order to convince you that he has the power to override your autonomy and force you to do something...

We want your job PSYCHOTHERAPIST! 31 Oct

We want your job PSYCHOTHERAPIST!

PSYCHOTHERAPISTS work with individuals, couples, families and groups to help them overcome a range of psychological and emotional issues. They use personal treatment plans and a variety of non-medical-based treatments to address the clients’ thought...

Exercising Emotional Mindfulness 11 Nov

Exercising Emotional Mindfulness

When problems overwhelm us and sadness smothers us, where do we find the will and the courage to continue? Well, the answer may come in the caring voice of a friend, a chance encounter with a book, or from a personal faith. For Janet, help came from her...

Laughter Is Always The Best Medicine 11 Nov

Laughter Is Always The Best Medicine

Every one loves a good joke. And when you laugh, not only you get a whole slew of scientifically proven benefits, you also create an infectious bout of good vibes to the people around you. Smiling and laughing are powerful actions. People who tend to...

Power Of Positive Psychology 13 Oct

Power Of Positive Psychology

THERE are several misconceptions about positive psychology, so let me begin by debunking some of them. Positive psychology is not simply positive thinking. It is not a feel-good motivational tactic. And it does not cure mental illness. Positive psychology...

The Search For Happiness 25 Aug

The Search For Happiness

“How many of us can recall that childhood moment when we experienced happiness as a state of being, when everything in our world was alright?” – Hector and the Search for Happiness Here’s a question for all of you reading this: Is happiness elusive? Why...

The School of Positive Psychology Open House 22 Nov 2014 15 Oct

The School of Positive Psychology Open House 22 Nov 2014

You are cordially invited to join us at The School of Positive Psychology for our Open House on 22 Nov 2014, from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. Always wanted to find out more about psychology, our courses, or experience our culture? Join us at the Open House as it...

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