The Positive Blog
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Our articles are all about how to use positive psychology tools, which ones are best for you and the impact they can have. You will see they are organised below into 3 categories:
This exercise is designed for team leaders, workshop leaders, team coaches and others who want to help people work more effectively together by improving levels of trust and openness. The card pack presents 10 key factors that underpin psychological safety with full definitions and key identifiers.
This fun and engaging exercise uses the learning from positive psychology to address workplace challenges. The Choose happiness at work game is packed with scientific knowledge of the small things that make a big difference to wellbeing at work. With these positive action cards in their hands, participants learn how to deal with common workplace problems and frustrations in an active, enjoyable way.
This exercise is designed to pro-actively engage clients in the coaching process. With six different ways to use the cubes it brings a tactile, pro-active, soothing and self-directed element to the coaching conversation. It’s particularly suitable for young adults, neuro-diverse clients and shy or anxious clients.
This exercise is designed to help groups that need to initiate some change, or where change has become stuck, to have creative conversations that open up possibilities. This might be when they are subject to planned change as well as when they are self-initiating change.
Discovering Strengths Using Appreciative Inquiry and Strengths Cards to Boost Mood, Self-Awareness and Confidence
This exercise is designed for use with anyone who needs to expand their understanding of, and ability to feel, positive emotions. For example people experiencing persistent low mood or those stressed and anxious.
- Having courageous conversations
- Why is it important for managers to understand their own and other people's emotions
- How understanding emotions helps young children with resilience
- How and why it can sometimes be difficult to put feelings into words and out into the world
- The importance of being able to recognise our own emotions
But which pack of strengths cards to use?
We stock four different sets of workplace strengths cards, each have different features and are suitable to different challenges, opportunities and client groups. See an explanation of their differences and best uses.