the appraisal of one’s capability and determination to achieve a goal and 2.) hope pathways thinking, which is the mental process of identifying viable routes to goals.
When some people hear Positive Psychology they automatically think of positive thinking or smiley faces and as a consequence, some get a tight knot in their stomach. Rightfully so. Positive Psychology is not about unicorns and that everyone should always be happy and smile all the time. That is not the aim of Positive Psychology and certainly not mine.
What’s YOUR Destination?
When was the last time you sat down and thought about your life? Have you taken the time to discuss where you want to go and what else you want to experience in your life? Now you might say, “I do that all the time” or “I have a plan for my life”. I still have one more question. How much of YOU is in it?
Investigating Emotions: An Experiment
In this article, I will continue writing about one of my side projects which is about emotions and how we can increase our emotion vocabulary and being able to handle our emotions in a healthy manner.
Workshop: Fight the Inner Critic
As part of me becoming self-employed and getting out there, I am going to offer a series of one hour-long workshops for free. This serves two purposes. It will help people during this time which for many is quite challenging. It will also help people to gain a better understanding what I do and what…
The Story of Two Wolves
A wile ago, I watched a short video which is a wonderful addition to my last post: A Different Voice. It is about an old Cherokee and his grandson. The story goes as follows: One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, ”My son, the…
A Different Voice
We experience many different dialogues, discussion, and conversations in our lives. Some of them are nice, some of them are neutral, and some of them are not so nice. This is true for voices we hear in our external world but also in our internal word. However, our internal world is often negatively skewed. Many…
Plan your Happy New Year 2019
First of all, I wish all of you and your families and friends a wonderful new year, full of love, life, adventure, and growths. After giving myself a long vacation (also from the blog, but I will explain this a little bit later), it feels good to start writing again. I could feel that after…
Random Act of Kindness – Worldbuilders
What two entries on one day? Yes, but it is a short one. If you can read this blog, I think the likelihood is high that you live a decent life. There is that old wisdom that when you feel sad, do something good for someone else to feel better. For the next three days,…
Bring some flowers in your life
In a recent article, I wrote about my new project of trying to enjoy life to the fullest again. There are a few things I plan to do which might or might not help me in my endeavor. One of those things is to speak to different people to help me get back on track….
How can I make the world a better place?
Huh, what a question? Where to start you might think. And I agree with you. This article won’t give the ultimate answer. It is an opinion piece and I want you to reflect and be critical as always. At first, the title of this article was “How can we make the world a better place?”….