Balancing our own development with work and social life has become the key to happiness. Only a community inhabited by self-aware citizens and their environment can turn a set of individuals into a society.
Concepts such as recycling or social responsibility are only possible to take them highly into consideration if we understand that we are part of a whole but without sacrificing our identity. It's the power of the concept of group membership.
Paul is a board endorsed Organisational Psychologist who works in both academia and industry. He teaches organizational and behavioral psychology at the School of Psychology, Australian Catholic University, as well as coordinating the Master of Clinical Counselling program. He is a registered psychologist with a Ph.D. in Psychology from Cambridge University. He regularly teaches mindfulness-based courses and uses ProSocial in his executive coaching of staff from a wide variety of organizations.
He works with members of the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education (ACU) on a range of projects exploring the impacts of mindfulness and values-based living on upon identity, perspective taking and relationships. He is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science and has just completed a book for Cambridge University Press on the use of mindfulness training in organizations.
He has a particular interest in enhancing cooperation in school, organizational and community groups through the application of ProSocial.
In its simplest form, aware leadership is becoming importamt in a leader's position. What are the new leaders like?
Balancing our own development with work and social life has become the key to happiness. Only a community inhabited by self-aware citizens and their environment can turn a set of individuals into a society. Concepts such as recycling or social responsibility are only possible to take them fully into consideration if we understand that we are part of a whole but without sacrificing our identity. It's the power of the concept of group membership.
In this debate that the fifth day of World Happiness Fest will be focused on, we will talk about both the economics of the purpose and the importance of sustainable energies. And this Friday, like the wide range of speakers, we will be able to live in Madrid a day with broad aspirations within the concept of human development and its impact abroad, both at the social level and at the environment level.
The importance of being a mind within the concept of a whole lies just right here.
Since we have been in Madrid we need to know its "tapas". For this purpose, the area of the San Miguel Market, one of the oldest and most beautiful markets in Madrid, is more than recommended. We will find it open all week from 10:00 to 24:00 hours (Friday and Saturday until 01:00)and is the perfect place to taste the most famous local specialties such as its white potatoes or its ‘callos’. (Callos is a stew common across Spain, and is considered traditional to Madrid.] In Madrid.
Just 18 minutes walk away, we will be in emblematic neighborhoods such as Chueca or Lavapiés.