Learn about techniques to help you create a positive environment, such as decluttering and adding beauty, taking energy breaks, and taking a social media sabbatical.
- It's easier to feel happy…when we're in a space that sparks those feelings.…Like swaddling a baby in a comforting blanket,…we can swaddle ourselves in comfort and joy.…Sarah created a positive environment…by changing her physical space.…Each week for two months, she made one small adjustment…that made her feel happier.…She put a candle in her living room,…and she purchased fresh flowers for her office.…
She decluttered her desk,…and she subscribed to a music streaming service…and created uplifting stations.…She listens at the office and in her car…for a near-constant injection of good vibes.…Sarah said changing her space lifted her mood.…Her office mate had recently moved, and she still missed him…every time she went into their office.…The flowers gave her a reason to look forward…to being in the space, rather than dreading it.…
Organizing made her feel more positive.…I encourage you to declutter your desk…at the end of each day, and even when you switch projects.…It'll help you keep your focus and your positivity.…
To gain fresh insights and celebrate your positivity wins with other learners, you can participate in the official LinkedIn group group for this course.
- Identify the behaviors associated with particular positivity practices.
- Recall the properties of an active-constructive response.
- Differentiate between a weakness-focus (performance gap) and a strength-based-focus.
- Identify the best positivity strategy for use in particular situations.
- Distinguish between a healthy practice of affirmative bias (positivity) and an unhealthy practice of ignoring threats, challenges, or conflict.