In keeping with the summer season, some suggestions for summer reading. It’s not essential to do any pre-course reading. But feel free to dip into to any of the books that draw your interest.
Achor, Shawn. The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology that Fuel Success and Performance at Work
Dweck, Carol S. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.
Linley, Alex. Average to A+: Realising Strengths in Yourself and Others
Lyubomirsky, Sonja. The How of Happiness: A New Approach to Getting the Life You Want.
Neff, Kristin. Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind.
Russell, Tamara. Mindfulness in Motion: A happier, healthier life through body-centred meditation
Seligman, Martin. Flourish: A New Understanding of Happiness and Wellbeing: The practical guide to using positive psychology to make you happier and healthier
Szabó, Peter, Daniel Meier, and Kirsten Dierolf. Coaching Plain & Simple: Solution-Focused Brief Coaching Essentials. New York: W.W. Norton &, 2009.
Hock, R. Forty Studies that changed Psychology. (Earlier editions are cheaper)
The American Psychological Association has its own summer reading recommendations:
And don’t neglect reading some novels – that’s good for you too
How Coaching Works, a short video with one view