Coaching Play and Playfulness

Only in recent years (emerging in the 1950s and resurfacing in the early 2000s) have researchers focused on the value of play and playfulness for adults. It turns out that play and playfulness are sources of well-being for adults, both at work and home.

Healthy Living & Well-Being: Chicken and Egg?

The benefits of health behaviors, such as regular exercise, to improve well-being are widely known. Evidence also suggests that well-being improves physical health. Happier people tend to live longer and to have better cardiovascular health and stronger immune systems....

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Heal Thyself With Coaching

While physicians invest most of their days in caring for patients, there is much room for improvement in the care of physicians in today’s healthcare climate. Symptoms of burnout are nearly twice as common among physicians as other US workers....

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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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2017 Conference Keynote: Coaching to Thrive

Jim Prochaska presents on Coaching to Thrive at the 2017 Annual Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare Conference.

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Promoting Resident Success and Well-being Through Coaching

PowerPoint slides to compliment Dr. Kerri Palamara's presentation at the 2017 Harvard Medical School Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare Conference.

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If, Why, and When Subjective Well-Being Influences Health, and Future Needed Research

We review evidence on whether subjective well-being (SWB) can influence health, why it might do so, and what we know about the conditions where this is more or less likely to occur. This review also explores how various methodological approaches inform the study of the connections between subjective well-being and health and longevity outcomes....

A differentiated approach to the link between positive emotion, motivation, and eudaimonic well-being

Many studies have highlighted the role that positive emotions play in promoting eudaimonic well-being, yet often fail to differentiate between discrete positive emotions (e.g. gratitude, compassion, pride, and contentment)....

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Humor-based online positive psychology interventions: A randomized placebo-controlled long-term trial

While correlational evidence exists that humor is positively associated with well-being, only few studies addressed causality. We tested the effects of five humor-based activities on happiness and depression in a placebo-controlled, self-administered online positive psychology intervention study (N = 632 adults)....

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Coaching psychology in schools: enhancing performance, development and wellbeing: A Book Review

A Book Review of Coaching psychology in schools: enhancing performance, development and wellbeing

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