After undergoing lessons at TSPP, I find myself being a very different person from many I know in the working world. I slowly became able to spot out people’s strengths wherever I go.
I am able to look at the positive side of things, discover the meaning of doing the work I do, and really look at the little details of what makes life and work meaningful.
I'm also more capable of looking at others’ and own wellbeing. I prioritise the wellbeing of people I work with while thriving to work hard to meet goals instead of just running endlessly on the treadmill to meet expectations.
To apply what I learnt in class to the workplace, I used my strengths to tackle difficulties, practiced and expressed gratitude to people I work with, which changed the entire mood and vibe at work.
My experience of working as an educator changed after taking lessons at TSPP, and I became much happier.
I was able to see what drives people, and could alter the way I work with them. Since I was able to know what makes people happy, it's easier to communicate and connect with them, and they would also make sense out ofmy perspectives. Thus, they were more willing to try my suggestions.
Positive Psychology can help you become happier and more aware of things around you. And when you are happier, evreything you say and do just speaks and breathes joy.
Being an educator in Singapore can be a very mentally and physically stressful job. Having knowledge of positive psychology, and being a happier person overall has brought my job as an educator to a whole new level.
Having positive psychology knowledge taught me to be more aware and mindful, knowing when to prioritise self-care, and ways to use effective strategies to help myself cope with the stress that I sometimes face at work.
Now, I bounce back quickly from setbacks, and I’m also able to stay more focused on challenges ahead and I no longer get bogged down by work stress for too long. Learning about positive psychology definitely benefitted me.