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SPARK Resilience Training Workshop

SPARK Resilience Training Workshop

Positive psychology tools: Learn Resilience Daily

Resilience is rapidly emerging as the cornerstone of current management practices. Continuing recession, increased competition as a result of globalisation and outsourcing, major demographic changes (generation Y, ageing workforce, etc.), problems of knowledge management and retention are only some of the daily problems facing businesses today. Another tough challenge is work related stress and consequent absenteeism. We propose a fresh evidence-based approach to developing resilience and optimism skills, essential in combating ever-increasing stress.

Certain psychological characteristics such as hope, optimism and resilience increase our ability to effectively deal with problems, whilst the experience of positive emotions allows us to broaden our thinking and be creative in the face of a challenge. To what degree is it beneficial to have a positive, optimistic, or hopeful outlook? Why, and in which ways do optimism and hope confer their beneficial effects? Does being optimistic and hopeful help us also to be more resilient? Can resilience be taught? Contrary to many popular claims stating that resilience is something you either do or do not have, research is unanimous on the fact that resilience is something that can be developed through systematically applying evidence-based techniques (e.g. Seligman, 1998)

SPARK is the acronym for Situation, Perception, Autopilot, Reaction and Knowledge. This comprehensive training takes participants on a journey of self-reflection and cognitive/emotional development. Participants will learn stress coping strategies and how to reconfigure mindsets, which will lead to personal growth and an improved sense of purpose in life.               

7 Revolutionary Tips to Take Away

  • Identify and understand how resilience, hope and optimism can improve job proficiency
  • Learn how cognition and thinking styles play a part in being resilient
  • Improve your crisis coping strategies and the quality of decision-making under stress
  • Enable lifestyle transformation for an improved sense of well-being
  • Develop tools to thrive and flourish in the face of inevitable difficulties and uncertainties
  • Improve your life satisfaction and happiness levels
  • Derive solutions to regain a sense of pleasure and control in life

About The Trainer: Dr. Ilona Boniwell 

Dr. Ilona Boniwell is one of the most prominent Positive Psychologist in Europe. She developed the first Masters Degree in Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) in the United Kingdom, and founded the European Network of Positive Psychology (ENPP). Dr. Boniwell represents Europe as the vice-chair person of the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA) from 2007–2009.

Currently, she is directing Positran – a boutique consultancy dedicated to achieve transformation through applications of positive psychology and related disciplines to real world issues.

Course Fee: S$2140

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