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How to Apply Positive Psychology at Work

What’s the difference between positive thinking and positive psychology? That was my first question to positive psychology expert Marg...

Lost for Words? Or Cat Got Your Tongue?

Have you ever found yourself lost for words at a time when you needed them desperately? It’s easy to think that there’s not much...

It Pays to Look After Customer-Facing Staff

I turn my back on the gray, drizzly high street and stand at the threshold of the store, blinking in the light of a thousand LED bulbs. The ...

Are You In or Out?

Imagine you’re at work, sitting with your two colleagues. It’s mid-morning and the company coffee bar has opened. One colleague ...

Could Your Team Be Happier?

  Do you have to love what you do for a living to be happy at work? As an editor, I play with words all day and, right now, I can’...

What Are Your Top Tips for Overcoming a Mid-Career Slump?

I know quite a few people who seem to be having mid-career crises at the moment. They’re all in their mid-30s and worked their socks o...

What Lifts you up?

There are several areas in my life where I’m constantly striving to improve myself. And, for each one, I motivate myself using different m...

Embrace the Dark Side!

I recently interviewed the German psychologist Gabriele Oettingen about her WOOP motivation method, which switches the focus from dreams to ...