Mindfulness, Flow & Coaching—Oh, My!

Image of a golden frog statue in a meditation pose, beside a flowing stream.

As a (nerdy) teenager in the 90’s, I remember feeling a little sad that the mysteries of the human mind might be fully unraveled by the time I was an adult. Given the explosive rate of psychology and neuroscience discoveries, I figured everything would get mapped out within a decade. It was thrilling to be read more…

Positive Psychology & Coaching: A Practical Framework

Do you often ask constructive questions (rather than give straight advice) in work conversations? If so, you may be putting positive psychology and coaching skills into action! A coaching approach, whether formal or informal, offers many potential benefits. At Happy Brain Science, we’re particularly interested in how positive psychology — the science of flourishing — read more…

5 Powerful Communication Tips from Professional Coaching

[Kim Menig joined the Happy Brain Science team in 2018. She brings 15+ years of experience in nonprofit program management. She’s an International Coach Federation (ICF) member & she has flexible availability to provide Happy Brain Science coaching services.] Coaching: Crossover Thrills & Skills Have you ever met with a personal, professional, or executive coach (or read more…

How To Update Your Performance Review Methods

This guest post about updating performance review methods is by David Mizne, Chief Contributor and Editor of the15Five blog. It ties in nicely with the “Self-Review” solution card from our Choose Happiness @ Work card game and facilitation tool. Everyone — from employees to HR professionals — has realized traditional performance management techniques aren’t delivering the results read more…