Kathryn Britton, MAPP '06, former software engineer, is a coach working with professionals to increase well-being, energy, and meaning (Theano Coaching LLC). She teaches positive workplace concepts at the University of Maryland. She recently published a book,Smarts and Stamina, on using positive psychology principles to build strong health habits. Her blog is Positive Psychology Reflections. Full bio. Kathryn's articles are here.
“Yet” is a one-word positive intervention that can have a big impact on performance and persistence.
Learning to ride a bike: First along for the ride
Imagine learning how to do some new skill. You try for the umpteenth time, and the words pop out of your mouth, “I just can’t do it!”
If you’re lucky, you’ll have a friend arou
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