Useful Resources for Personal and Life Coaching
Learned Optimism and a more recent book, Flourish, both by Martin Seligman
Psychologist Seligman is the leader of the Positive Psychology movement, which has helped many people increase their happiness and well-being.
Succeed by Heidi Grant Halvorson
The author takes knowledge about how goals, willpower and self-control interact from academic journals and makes it understandable for the non-academic reader. Contains many practical suggestions.
Positivity by Barbara L Fredrickson
The author believes that positivity can be cultivated, and can enhance relationships, improve health and broaden minds.
The Power of Full Engagement by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz
The authors, former sports coaches, argue that energy, not time, is our most precious resource, and that high performance requires balancing stress and recovery, just as in sports.
Thanks! How Practicing Gratitude Can Make You Happier by Robert A Emmons.
Emmons explains why and how we can practice gratitude better to increase our happiness set-points.
Are you fully charged? by Tom Rath
The author of StrengthsFinder 2.0 offer us his three conditions for being fully charged: meaning, interactions and energy.