Positive Psychology

Name the ubiquitous theory of coaching

While research on SDT applications in health, well-being, physical activity, emotions, mental health, and work is established, SDT has now come alive in leadership coaching....

We've come a long way, baby

Positive psychology and coaching psychology are growing up together. ...

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When your client's mind goes in circles...

What can you do when your client’s mind is stuck? Try a body scan meditation...

When your client’s mind is going in circles, take a break from the racecar mind and get into the body with a “body scan” meditation. Not only will your client calm down, his or her brain will function better.

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2018 Conference Keynote:The Heart of Coaching: Dreams, Possibilities and Sustained Change

We are told by many to focus coaching on solving the client’s problems and to take the client’s statement of their problem/s as the main context of our coaching discussions. Research reveals the opposite....

Positive Psychology Coaching in Practice

Positive Psychology Coaching in Practice provides a comprehensive overview of positive psychology coaching, bringing together the best of science and practice, highlighting current research, and emphasising the applicability of each element to coaching....

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CoachX: Julie Carrier on Mindset Science: Faster, Lasting Change

Julie Carrier reveals how to leverage the proven power of mindset science to achieve lasting change in less time.

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2016 Conference Interview with Sonja Lyubomirsky

2016 Conference Interview with Sonja Lyubomirsky, as interviewed by Joan Ryan, Senior Leadership Coach and IOC Founding Fellow

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‘If I only had a little humility, I would be perfect’: Children’s and adults’ perceptions of intellectually arrogant, humble, and diffident people

Intellectual humility is usually regarded as a virtue. In this paper, we conceptualized intellectual humility along two dimensions: (1) placing an adequate level of confidence in one’s own beliefs; (2) being willing to consider other people’s beliefs....

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Attachment and cognitive openness: Emotional underpinnings of intellectual humility

The present research begins to fill an important gap in the current literature about intellectual humility (IH) by investigating how an understanding of emotion, emotion regulation, and attachment are crucial to understanding IH, particularly in the arena in which IH may matter most: heated interpersonal disagreement....

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Intellectual arrogance and intellectual humility: correlational evidence for an evolutionaryembodied-epistemological account

We outline an evolutionary-embodied-epistemic (EEE) account of intellectual arrogance (IA), proposing that people psychologically experience their important beliefs as valued possessions – mental materialism – that they must fight to keep – ideological territoriality – thereby disposing them toward IA....

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