Get more P.E.T’s – and I don’t mean a puppy!

Posted Posted in Cambridge, Career Coaching, Coaching, Decision Making, Goal Setting, Mental Health, Positivity, Problem Solving, Psychology, Work

No, I don’t mean a family pussy cat, a bonkers puppy or a Three-Toed Sloth or even your friendly Wildebeest sweeping majestically across the plains.  I mean performance-enhanced thinking or P.E.T’s. Now Performance Enhanced Thinking is the type of thinking that moves you forward in a balanced, rational and creative fashion. The opposite is surprisingly […]

The Joy of Mindlessness

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Brand, Career Coaching, Career Theory, Careers, Coaching, Cognitive Behaviour Coaching, Employment, Executive Coaching, Mindfulness, Mindlessness, Nonconscious, Nonconscious mind, Positivity, Professional Identity, Schema

Now we are all aware of the upsurge in Mindfulness and the benefits of meditation. There is a growing research base that highlights how Mindfulness helps with a number of mild to moderate mental health and issues; both at home and work. However, the question is of course if Mindfulness is so productive in our […]

Positivity – is it all what it’s cracked up to be?

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Careers, Coaching, Cognitive Behaviour Coaching, Decision Making, Positivity, Problem Solving, Psychology

We live in a world awash with the need to be positive and the necessity to play nicely with one another. Organisations, social media platforms (Facebook & Twitter notably), institutions & the ubiquitous positivity guru’s have, according to Barbara Ehrenreich, hijacked positive psychology to espouse the virtues of “if you have nothing positive to say – don’t say […]