Optimistic Thinking For Professionals


If you’d like to see your working life in more of a half glass full kind of way, this course is for you. Optimistic thinking can be learned and actually re-wires your brain. It helps motivate professionals, give them the confidence to take risks, and inspires them to pursue their dreams. With this empowering course, you’ll access expert guidance to help you be more successful in your professional capacity. By the end of the five lessons, you might see your productivity surging, and you’ll be able to put into action what you have learned, approaching work and life with a more positive outlook.
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5 Lessons

Optimistic Thinking For Professionals

How optimistic thinking helps you live a happier life00:02:21
Savouring Good Experiences00:00:00
Propel your optimistic thinking and re-energise during your work break00:00:00
Cultivating Optimistic Thinking Outside of Work00:00:00
Using the ABC technique to foster optimism00:00:00

About the instructor

Dr Yvonne Yates is a Practitioner Psychologist, currently working in independent practice. She spends her time writing and recording for Zen Buddy, delivering psychological therapy, and assessing learning difficulties. She has worked in a range of settings and organisations, including adult primary care, education, memory and rehabilitation, young offenders, and child and adolescent mental health (CAMHS), helping diverse client groups with their mental and emotional wellbeing, and learning needs.
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Material Includes

  • Guidance on how to dig down and reveal your optimistic thinking in the workplace.
  • Five ‘practice with me’ videos.
  • Five lessons on how to develop optimistic thinking that will benefit you at work.
  • Reference to the science underpinning the rewards that improving optimistic thinking can bring.
  • Expert advice on how to savour good experiences.
  • Evidence-based strategies on how to use your work breaks to increase productivity.
  • How to use mindful breathing to detach from work and concentrate on the present moment, improving your attention skills.
  • An exercise on how to change any negative thinking patterns to bring about more optimism.

Target Audience

  • Employees who would like to work on changing their thinking to enhance their productivity, working relationships, and professionalism.
  • Most people view the glass as half empty at least some of the time. Let’s help you see the glass half full nearly all of the time by diving into Optimistic Thinking For Professionals!