Positive deviants are people who diverge from the norm in constructive ways. They make the world a better place. If you’re a positive deviant, this blog is for you.

Positive moments can help you handle stress

Positive emotions can build your resilience and prepare you to handle tough times. This is …
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Making Hope Happen. Shane Lopez.

What makes humans different from other species? Shane Lopez argues it is our capacity for hope. In Making …
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Why learning to ‘down regulate’ negative emotions might save your marriage.

Any married person can tell you the importance of controlling your emotions and research backs …
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What impact is ‘emotional labour’ having on your wellbeing as an HR professional?

As an HR leader, you might find that you are putting a lot of emotional …
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Fun fact 7: Leaders who ‘up regulate’ positive emotions are seen as more effective.

Consciously or not, leaders influence the emotions of their direct reports. And exceptional leaders, it …
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Narcissistic rage in training evaluations: protect your team

We’ve all had upset customers or received feedback tinged by emotions. But sometimes we encounter a ‘rant’ evaluation …
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Emotion regulation: a critical skill in the age of disruption

When you cannot control your emotions, you are likely to say or do things that …
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5 emotion regulation hacks for busy people

Emotion regulation involves noticing and shifting your emotional state. It’s a skill which involves noticing …
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Beat stress with this simple tool

Mindfulness is the process of paying attention to the here and now. Doing this can …
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Can meditation change your brain?

Meditation involves focusing inward and honing your concentration skills. Practitioners have been touting the benefits …
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The Science of Meditation: How to Change Your Brain, Mind and Body. Goleman and Davidson

What happens when you put a Buddhist monk into an MRI machine and study the …
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What does acting as if you’re decades younger do for your health? Lots of good stuff, it seems!

The mind can physically turn back time, according to a mindfulness study completed by Dr …
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