I prepared these slides to help students revise and consolidate what they know about complex adaptive systems, psychology, management, leadership,… Read more 5 pack of slides on complexity theory, leadership, management and psychology
Well, yes what was the question? Academics do know a thing or two. In this post, I try to translate (and connect) a recent article on Leadership by Keith Grint of Warwick BS to events in Egypt and the psychology of happy and lucky action. It is practical. It is connected. We know how; we are only waiting to try how.
Anyone puzzled by what The Happiness Index will measure will be relieved to read Khalil Gibran’s words on joy and sorrow in The Prophet. “I say unto you, joy and sorrow are inseperable”.
To see happiness as dependent on sadness is so hard. We have the ‘wrong models’ in mind.
Chinese philosophy on happiness.
Get ahead of the Happiness Index. Do yourself some good with positive psychology.
Watch Jane McGonigal speaking in London to see how it is done.
Paulo Coelho’s The Pilgrimage blew me away. There is so much in it that I would like to think more about.
The first of its nuggets of wisdom is the path to wisdom, found through following a path guided by agape, a concern to use knowledge in real life, and a path that others can use too.
I’ve related the ideas to other ideas I have encountered. The idea itself, which I have quoted, is so much better.
We only have to ask: what is the happy way to do this?
I’ve been wondering why on some days, we don’t fill in a gratitude diary. I seem to avoid filling in a gratitude diary when I am very down, and very up, about external events. Why?
I want to follow up Gaye’s comment “ I’ve not seen happiness or sadness as fixed points. My own experience… Read more If our words for happiness and sadness were different, we wouldn’t feel muddled
4 puzzles of positive psychology I forgot to finish my series on the 4 puzzles of positive psychology, but I… Read more Happiness & sorrow are two sides of a coin; it’s in the maths