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How to build a ‘good life’: a 75 year study of happiness

It’s the longest study of happiness every undertaken… for the past 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional well-being of 724 people*. In this short TED Talk by Robert Waldinger, current director of the study, the key finding is simple: the good life is built with good relationships. Good relationships Read More

International Coaching Week 2016: How Coaching Works

To celebrate Coaching Week, the International Coach Federation compiled its top coaching tips in five easy-to-watch videos.  The first video How Coaching Works and is designed to help people better understand what coaching is about. Key messages: Life can be tricky tricky… there are often several paths to choose from. A coach can help you see things from a Read More

Seeking Insight

I was fortunate enough to recently hear David Rock, Director and CEO of the NeuroLeadership Institute, speak about insight – something most of us would like more of! David noted that as you become more anxious and stressed, you have fewer and fewer insights. He explained that insight is “like a quiet phone ringing at a loud party”, so to achieve Read More