Making Positive Psychology Work Podcast
About This Show
If you believe as I do that by uncovering tested, practical ways to help people move from functioning to flourishing at work, we can better navigate the incredible challenges and opportunities our world faces, then this podcast is for you. My goal each week is to give you access to the world’ leading positive psychology, positive organizational scholarship and neuroscience researchers and practitioners to explore their latest research findings on how you can improve wellbeing, develop strengths, nurture positive relationships, make work meaningful and cultivate the grit to accomplish what matters most. If you want evidence-based approaches to bringing out the best in yourself and others at work, then consider this podcast your step-by-step guide.
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Can You Build Wholebeing? Podcast with Tal-Ben Shahar
3 days ago
Today’s Guest: Tal Ben Shahar is the co-founder of the Happiness Studies Academy and the creator and instructor of the Certificate in Happiness Studies Programme. Known around the world for teaching two of the most popular courses in Harvard's history, Positive Psychology and the Psychology of Leadership, Tal is also an international best-selling author and the co-founder of Potential Life and Happier TV. Today we'll be evaluating the concept of Wholebeing, a holistic approach to happiness that encompasses and caters to 5 key human needs, summarised by the acronym SPIRE. Connect with Tal-Ben Shahar: Website: talbenshahar.com [free_product_purchase id="25707"] You’ll Learn: [01:37] - Tal shares the impact positive psychology has had over the last decade in workplaces. [02:30] - Tal talks about the need to bring together different scientific disciplines in order to further the study of happiness. [04:23] - Tal introduces the concept of wholebeing and why people need to SPIRE. [06:38] - Tal explains why our happiness is interconnected with our environment and what this means practically. [09:36] - Tal shares how workplaces can leverage interconnectedness to improve people’s sense of wholebeing. [11:47] - Tal explains how Sainsbury grocery stores in the UK are working to improve the happiness of their employees. [13:38] - Tal outlines how workplaces can help people to change and sustain the behaviors that may make them happier at work. [16:49] - Tal outlines how high-intensity interval training can help to embed happiness behaviors. [19:08] - Tal completes the lightning round. Your Resources: The Power of Full Engagement by Tony Schwartz & Jim LoehrThe Courage to Teach by Parker J. Palmer Books by Tal-Ben Shahar Thanks for listening! Thanks so much for joining me again this week. If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the bottom of this post. Please leave an honest review for the Making Positive Psychology Work Podcast on iTunes. Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated. They do matter in the rankings of the show, and I read each and every one of them. And don’t forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates. It’s free! You can also listen to all the episodes of Making Positive Psychology Work streamed directly to your smartphone or iPad through stitcher. No need for downloading or syncing. Until next time, take care! Thank you Tal!
Rated 5 out of
Absolutely love the practical advice and insights from positive psychology leaders! The interviews are such a quick and easy listen, but super packed with great content. Keep them coming. Thank you Michelle!!
Date published: 2017-04-19