This Week on Destination Happiness..
For Mandy Seligman, the partnership with her husband, Martin, has extended across their personal and professional life. Recognised as the founder of the field of Positive Psychology, Martin has had Mandy’s support in more ways than one as they’ve built a wonderfully successful career and family life together. Mandy discusses her approach to parenting, as well how herself and Martin have implemented their own research into their daily living.
Chris Mackey – Fixed vs Growth Mindset
For this week’s Happy Mind segment, resident psychologist Chris Mackey speaks to us about the difference between having a growth mindset vs. having a fixed mindset. It’s important not to classify ourselves in a way that limits what we think we’re able to achieve. Using words like smart and dumb lead us away from the pursuit of ourown personal progression as we may think we’re destined to perform a certain way.
Getting Enough Calcium
This week, out resident naturopath, Lyndsay Ingleton talks about the importance of getting enough calcium. If you’re unable to eat dairy there are plenty of other options to get a healthy dose of calcium such as sesame seeds, almonds, figs and oranges.
Monica elrum – Whole Kids
Monica Meldrum was inspired by a passion to create healthy snacks for kids. With instances of obesity increasing in Australia, Whole Kids not only provides healthy options for lunchboxes, some of the proceeds also go towards funding kids health and environmental projects around the world.
Cynthia Morton – Guilt
For this week’s word vitamin, Cynthia Morton talks to us about differentiating guilt from remorse. A sense of guilt and shame can lead us to more self-hatred, whereas remorse leads us towards wanting to do something to improve the situation.
Professor Lea Waters
After a difficult childhood, Professor Lea Waters decided to take the positive path and dedicated her life to study the science of happiness. She is the author of the, The Strength Switch and talks to us about some of her positive parenting strategies.
When Sarah Male went for a light jog 12 weeks after she gave birth, she injured herself enough to impact the first stages of her child’s life. This inspired her to create her online platform designed specifically for mum’s to get fit after giving birth.
Grand Florida Resort – Gold Coast
Located on Miami Beach on the Gold Coast, Grand Florida Resort is an affordable option that’s great for families. Being low-rise, you won’thave to struggle with prams and stairs and the access is made easy.
This week, thanks to Morris Finance, we send a deserving family along to their own private magic show. Lucas Sorenson has been bravely battling cystic fibrosis and it was great to see a smile on his face. Lucas’s mum Reggie has also been having some troubles with her eyesight, so we made sure there was a special surprise for her as well.