Goal Setting Resources
Habits Can Beat Goals for Improving Performance By Margaret Greenberg and Senia Maymin on September 16, 2009
Approaching success, avoiding the undesired: Does goal type matter? by Timothy A. Pychyl
Six Steps That Can Change Your Life – from WebMD
A great outline of Prochaska’s “Stage’s of Change Model” ; explains how to start an exercise routine
The Winning Edge. Psychology Today. Doskoch, P. (2005)
Time Management Resources
Training Wheels for Compulsive Multi-Taskers Marie-Josée
A Practical Plan for When You Feel Overwhelmed by Peter Bregman
Six Ways to Supercharge Your Productivity – Tony Schwartz
Positive Psychology Resources
Recommended Reading List on Amazon.com
Deb’s Positive Psychology class at Tufts University with resources and activities
Positive Psychology News Daily – Easy to read and articles on topics and applications in Positive Psychology.
Positive Psychology – VIA Strength Resources
VIA Survey of Character Strengths (Measures 24 Character Strengths).
The survey can be found under the “Questionnaires” box – scroll down through the survey links in the blue box, and the link is the 6th one down under the sub-heading, “Engagement Questionnaires”. You will need to create a free account on this University of Pennsylvania website to take the survey; you can easily do so using the “Register” link in the upper left-hand corner of the above URL. You get your results immediately.
A short article on how to think about your character strengths –including the strengths you over and underuse -and offers a range of exercises to help you use your strengths more.
340 Ways to Use VIA Character Strengths by Tayyab Rashid & Afroze Anjum
University of Pennsylvania © 2005, Tayyab Rashid
Outlines creative ways to further develop each character strength