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5 ways to beat the winter blues and stop feeling SAD

So, it’s that time of year again. The clocks have changed, it’s getting dark early, the weather is wet or freezing, and everybody is bemoaning either the early appearance of Christmas in the seasonal aisle, or the shops playing Christmas music straight after Halloween, whilst commenting on how quickly the year has flown by again.… Continue reading 5 ways to beat the winter blues and stop feeling SAD

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Dynamic Experiential Narrative Theory (DENT©) Position Paper

Objectives This position paper aims to: Summarise the background and pragmatic rationale for DENT and its relationship to Intentional Peer Support in organisations and for individuals Give an overview of the DENT approach Define the terms within DENT and relate to the theoretical background Conclude with a vision for outcomes of DENT action research  … Continue reading Dynamic Experiential Narrative Theory (DENT©) Position Paper

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Leadership: Continued Personal and Professional Development

At Positive Ways, we understand that the emotional qualities and skills needed to be a successful leader are as important, if not more so, than the intellectual and technical competencies required to fulfil a role. In other words, in order to lead others successfully, we need to first successfully lead ourselves. In business, it is… Continue reading Leadership: Continued Personal and Professional Development

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Resiliently Lead Yourself

Positive Ways (PW) relate to the way you lead, that is, lead primarily yourself, and then set an example to your family, friends, community and then of course your career, work or self -employment, often called career resilience. The opportunities we have for demonstrating leadership are considerable, as are the distinctive leadership styles that we… Continue reading Resiliently Lead Yourself

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How Positive Ways Succeed through Emotional Resilience in Action

We create a warm, positive relationship with our clients from which positive ways spring. Positive Ways is a combination of equal support and gentle and suitable challenge. Support means we provide comfort, encouragement, validation and serve as a foundation for you, keeping it place as you continue to grow. Challenge means we will question, clarify… Continue reading How Positive Ways Succeed through Emotional Resilience in Action

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Motivation

Motivation is the amount of effort that an individual is willing to put in to achieve a goal or outcome. It energises, directs and sustains the behaviour that is needed to achieve and be successful. To manage our movement towards success our coach can help us by exploring with us our: 1. Rational beliefs –… Continue reading Motivation