Insight into Positive Psychology in the Workplace – boosting performance at work

Course Summary

Positive Psychology is the scientific study of what humans need to be happy and to thrive. It’s the understanding of how to improve well-being and mental health; to bounce back from adversity or challenge and be the best version of yourself. Emotions and behaviours spread – positive and negative. In a fast paced, high pressure, and changing business it’s vital to adopt a positive outlook, do things that make you happy, focus on your strengths and savour your accomplishments. We all have a part to play in creating a positive environment where everyone can be at their best.

Introduction

The aim of this workshop is to: Offer practical tools and techniques to help you increase engagement, moral and positivity Help you recognise you have a part to play in contributing to a positive environment Experience and understand the science and models of flourishing Utilise existing strengths to develop new ones Understand your mind sets Be optimistic and build plasticity into your thinking Improve your personal motivation Find greater meaning in your role / life

Topics

Introduction to Positive Psychology – history and key concepts

  • Our minds/brains and how positive psychology works
  • Mind sets that prevent you flourishing /mind sets that encourage you to flourish
  • ‘PERMA’ – Positive Psychology model (Martin Seligman). Tools and techniques to boost:
  1. Positive Emotions
  2. Engagement
  3. Relationships
  4. Meaning
  5. Accomplishment
  • Tools and techniques to boost your positivity, optimism and flow
Action planning

Course Benefits

The aim of this workshop is to:

  • Offer practical tools and techniques to help you increase engagement, moral and positivity
  • Help you recognise you have a part to play in contributing to a positive environment
  • Experience and understand the science and models of flourishing
  • Utilise existing strengths to develop new ones
  • Understand your mind sets
  • Be optimistic and build plasticity into your thinking
  • Improve your personal motivation
  • Find greater meaning in your role / life

Tutor Profile

Shona McFarlane is an experienced, professionally trained and qualified facilitator, and a wellbeing & happiness coach. Shona has over 17 years’ sales and management experience in blue chip companies, latterly within Unilever. Shona started her boutique L& D consultancy in 2002 and has since travelled globally working extensively with organisations in over 20 countries across a wide range of sectors and cultures. Shona has expansive local knowledge having spent a considerable amount of time in Guernsey over the past 45 years. She co-ordinated the ‘World’s Boldest Ever Happiness Experiment’ in Guernsey and spoke at ‘Thrive 2020’ on behalf of the Dandelion Foundation. She is a member of the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce and works closely with a broad range of Guernsey businesses, institutions and the GTA. Shona is passionate about personal development and her ‘WHY’ is to help people be the best version of themselves so they can positively change their world. Shona brings a fun, grounded and inclusive real world style to the training room.

Course at a Glance

  • Next Start Dates: New dates TBA
  • CPD Points: 0
  • Course Cost: £275.00
  • Course Length: Full Day (09:00-17:00)

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