Wellbeing is a topic that has become very close to my heart, and is something that I work on for myself every day, and with ALL of my clients.
Until I started studying positive psychology, I didn’t really have a clear idea of what it meant… it sounded so… ‘soft’ and like it didn’t have a place in the world of work.
Now I see it VERY differently…. For us to function effectively, be happy, and healthy in all parts of our lives, including at work, it is CRITICAL that we take care of our wellbeing! And there is plenty of research that supports this.
The way I explain what wellbeing is very simple:
it’s your capacity to feel good, be healthy and live a life of purpose.
Within my coaching, I utilise the PERMAH framework and assessment of wellbeing, which is based on Martin Seligman’s theory of wellbeing: