Optimism Archives – Self Determined Life

Why it’s time to end the tyranny of positive thinking

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As a coach concerned with helping people advance their personal and professional development, believe me, I am steeped in positive psychology. I have studied Masters level courses in positive organisational coaching, applied positive psychology and the psychology of peak performance. I have studied the evidence base for the most important principles of positive psychology and … Read more

The truth about how to be confident

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If you are looking for information online about how to be confident, these are some of the suggested confidence building activities you’ll find: Be positive Banish negative thinking Smarten up and dress more stylishly Change your body language Don’t accept failure Don’t give up. These are all great suggestions – for somebody who is in … Read more