Clinical psychologist Chris Mackey discusses the concept of flow and how you can access it yourself. Being in a state of flow is when we’re fully absorbed in what we’re doing, barely aware of the passage of time. Doing activities which cause us to enter a state of flow helps us to recognise that happiness… Read more »
Clinical psychologist Chris Mackey discusses ways in which you can develop your emotional resilience. Learning to be more resilient can boost our defences for when one of life’s curve balls are thrown at us. This clip was taken from series 2, episode 7 of Destination Happiness.
Clinical psychologist Chris Mackey discusses the importance of building your tribe. When you find the people who you share interests and passions with, it’s important to cultivate those relationships as they can be a tonic for the mind, body and soul. This clip was taken from series 2, episode 5 of Destination Happiness.
Clinical Psychologist Chris Mackey discusses some ways to improve your overall level of self-acceptance. This clip was taken from series 2, episode 2 of Destination Happiness.
Clinical psychologist Chris Mackey discusses the importance of setting goals and intentions for our overall wellbeing. This clip was taken from series 2, episode 1 of Destination Happiness.
Could a simple half hour exercise help you flourish? This article, which first appeared in the Geelong Advertiser on 24 December 2018 makes the case for taking the character strengths survey in order to improve your sense of self-worth and well-being. The character strengths test is available by clicking here.
Television presenter Angie Hilton and clinical psychologist Chris Mackey discuss how to find your character strengths signature as well as some practical ways to apply the results. The character strengths survey can be found at http://www.viacharacter.org/www/Character-Strengths-Survey. This clip was taken from series 2, episode 9 of Australian Television show, Destination Happiness.
This article relates to the idea that mental health is often conflated with mental illness, which can distract from the notion of mental health as being a positive attribute that we can all further develop.
This article relates to an increase in workplaces drawing upon a number of scientifically supported strategies from the field of positive psychology to bolster mood, well-being, productivity and effectiveness.