How to Learn and Practice Happiness, with Mark Jaffe – PS60

Mark Jaffe, author of “Suitcase of Happyness” offers a roadmap to achieve and enjoy your happiest life. He outlines how to learn and practice happiness, to create a life that cultivates happy moments so they compound over time thereby resulting in your leaving a legacy for others.

Why Strength Matters and How to Grow It

When you come from strength, you can learn far more quickly; you perform more easily; you gain greater satisfaction from your efforts; and you experience a desire or a yearning to perform the activity more frequently, as you feel you just have to do it

Positive Workplace Culture at Buffer, With Carolyn Kopprasch – PS031

Workplace culture determines how well people support and serve each other, internal to the organization and external. Buffer, the software company that helps us share and schedule our posts, images and tweets across the various networks has a culture that truly walks the talk of positivity, transparency and self-improvement. Carolyn Kopprasch of the Happiness Team at Buffer shares her experience of working at Buffer and what she loves about it.

Search 2014 for the Best in Humanity

The video below affirms my choice to be a positivity strategist! I encourage you to invest 1.32 minutes to watch this video put out by Google, entitled “Year in Search 2014” focusing on the most searched for terms for 2014. Hold your judgement :-)   Pictures speak a thousand words The medium is the message. […]

3 Steps to Appreciative Living With Joy Engineer, Jackie Kelm – PS016

Host, Robyn Stratton-Berkessel, Positivity Strategist and Jackie Kelm The Joy Engineer of Appreciative living engage in conversation and share stories about their passion for Appreciative Inquiry, the strength-based, positive change methodology. Jackie shares her 3 step Appreciative Living process to bringing greater joy into your life whatever the situation, and move beyond our cultural negativity bias.

Passion Juice – Good Passion

More Good Passion Since this blog used to be called Pursuing Passions, I was keen to learn more about the dualistic nature of passion when I attended the First World Congress on Positive Psychology this past weekend in Philadelphia. That there is good passion and bad passion is not new.  But appreciating the psychological impacts […]

Let Passion be your Power

Life is what happens to us when we have other plans, is, I think, a paraphrase of John Lennon, the great lyricist of Beatles fame. Life Happens So when life happens, it can mean we are thrown off life's course as we have designed it.   Barriers and challenges get in the way of what we […]

Twitter and Me

Twitter makes me happy because, it is FUN to participate, to discover people, ideas, learn many new things, go to new sites. It is ENGAGING, as I am fully absorbed, in the flow; I'm fully focused and before I know it, it's 3.30 a.m.  It is also MEANINGFUL, adding a value to my life that […]

Positive Thinking & Emotions: The Practice of Positivity

Positive Thinking & Emotions I had the good fortune to be able to attend a most inspiring event where Barbara Fredrickson and Sharon Salzberg shared insights in the Brainwave series at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York city on the topic of the science of positivity.  Barbara, as a scientist, has been studying the […]

Positive Principle Leads to Greater Well-being

The Positive Principle speaks to the need for large amounts of positive focus through deliberate choice of language and affirmative questions to discover the most uplifting stories that inspire possibility thinking and thriving futures.