Live Life Forward PERMA Wellbeing(HERO)

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Wellbeing Workshop for the workplace, teams and leaders. Wellbeing Conference workshop: positive empowering and fun interactive workshop which also supports team building Wellbeing for work and life balance Adelaide- Brisbane- Canberra- Sydney- Melbourne - Perth- Darwin Australia wide

"People are about as happy as they make up their minds to be"- ABRAHAM LINCOLN.

A brilliant session that you will love! An insightful yet candid look at the happiness and 10 ways to increase wellbeing. A fabulous, fun and progressive session. A MUST in 2019! To get a feel for this program. Below is a 1 min video of Berrenberg. A wonderful organisation to work with and a pleasure to deliver this at their state conference.

Often, people think of well-being in terms of happiness – what makes you feel good? We know that well-being entails more than simply feeling good. Engaging in life, feeling connected to others, having a sense of purpose, and achieving things are also important to a person and their well-being.

This is a high impact workshop that resonates with individuals at a personal and professional level.

Live Life Forward is contemporary in content and by design. It brings to life the latest findings from the science of well-being in a very real sense. The program is designed to engage all learners through a highly visual presentation, group discussion, and personal reflection. Even those who initially feel apprehensive about what the workshop may entail - find themselves completely engaged and comfortable in the environment. A guaranteed hit for executive teams, leadership teams, core teams and is a hero for conferences.

Participants set goals to support increasing their well-being.

Content Includes:

1) Core Values: Identify your character strengths - the driving force behind personal action. Core alignment provides a vital link to employee engagement, commitment, performance and decision making.

2) Introduction to habits and mindful behaviour

3) Understanding the true power of positive emotions
• Visual activity to create awareness of our emotions on our thinking.
• Introduction to the Barbara Fredrickson broaden and build theory
• Identify habitual our own emotional vocabulary: small shifts can impact how we travel.
• Discover strategies to expand our emotional vocabulary and bust the myth of bad emotions.
• Reflection on recent Australian studies.

4) Engagement
• What makes us 'really happy' and an introduction to Csikszentmihalyi’s Flow Theory.
• Identify activities that provide flow and the benefits of applying our strengths.
• After discussing the qualities of positive subjective wellbeing. Participants will design a 'beautiful day'. This practical activity is an applied strategy of Dr. Martin Seligman.

5) Positive Relationships
• Discover the research supporting the importance of positive relationships for well being including a landmark Harvard study on a healthy and happy life.
• Identify participants positive support network including in the workplace or professional support.
• Discover 3 keys to positive communication. Positive social interactions increase our subjective wellbeing and provide greater life satisfaction ( Lyubomisky, 2008)
• Discover why acts of kindness feel so good and the benefits of volunteering.

6) Meaning
• The Attitude of Gratitude
• Discover the connection between our strengths and the connection to meaning and life purpose

7) Achievement
• Introduction to a simple prioritization strategy
• Goal setting activity

A powerful session which embeds the foundations of well- being at a personal level. Your team will absolutely love this positive and insightful workshop.

* Continually updated with the research so may vary slightly from the brief.

What are the many organizational and personal benefits of supporting your people to learn more about how they can positively influence their own well-being ?

- More productive (Page & Vella-Brodrick, 2009)
- Happier employees are healthier (Waddell & Burton, 2006)
- Get promoted sooner (Boehm & Lyubomirsky, 2008)
- Inspire customer loyalty (Harter, Schmidt & Hayes, 2002).
- Increase the well-being of other employees (Christakis & Fowler, 2009)
- They stay in their jobs longer (Judge, 1993)
- They are more effective (George & Bettenhausen, 1990)
- Have less sick days (Bertera, 1990)
- Display better organizational citizenship behaviours (Organ, 1988)

Whilst the content resonates and is easily understood by participants it takes actual effort to put these principles into practice.


Recent Testimonials

"More beneficial than you will ever imagine. Excellent session and highly engaging." Shane (H.R Bendigo and Adelaide Bank

"10/10 Awesome. Enjoyed the whole program." Anu (Shared Services- Government)

"10/10 Always fun and inspiring." Kelly Savill (Lorna-Jane Leadership and Development Manager South Australia)


Jane Wundersitz the founder of WunderTraining passionately and energetically brings this rich in research workshop to life. Jane is the Australian Master Trainer for VIA Institute on Character/SMCOV the global hub for VIA strengths research.
She supported over 7,000 people to discover their strengths and has a Diploma in Positive Psychology and Wellbeing and specialized in Positive Leadership and Coaching.

This workshop is currently a 3-hour workshop but can be tailored to the available time frame.

• Suitable for small are large groups 100+
• Can be tailored to incorporate company values and vision.
• Best at tables of 5 -10, however, we have 100 clipboards available for theatre-style seating.
• Includes A5 goal setting workbooks.

Please contact via website for a quote or package options

This is the workshop you will want every department and team member to experience.

Feel free to call Jane to discuss further on 0430 297 970
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We can run this for your team at a private venue or your workplace. Great for a New Year, Mid-year or End of the year well-being session to enhance positive company culture. WOW, factor 100% and right from the start your team will feel the WUNDERTRAINING difference.

Alternatively, you can book a table for a smaller team at our external event.

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Research References: for this workshop
Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1991). Flow: The psychology of optimal experience. New York, Ny: HarperPerrennial.
 Diener, E., & Biswas-Diener, R. (2008) Happiness: Unlocking the mysteries of psychological wealth, Malden, MA: Blackwell.

6.Emmons, R. A (2003). Acts of gratitude in organizations. In K.S. Cameron, J. E. Dutton, & R.E Quinn (Eds)

Fredrickson, B.L. (2001). The role of positive emotions in positive psychology. The broaden and build theory of positive emotions. American Psychologist, 56, 218-226.
8.Fredrickson, B.L. (2003). Positive emotions and upward spirals in organizations. In K.S Cameron, J.E Dutton, &R.E. Quinn (Eds.), Positive organizational scholarship (pp. 163-175). San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.

Fredrickson, B. (2009). Positivity: Groundbreaking research reveals how to embrace the hidden strength of positive emotions, overcome negativity, and thrive. New York, NY: Crown Publishers.

Harzer C., Ruch, W. (2012). When the job is calling: The role of applying one’s signature strengths at work. The journal of Positive Psychology, 7(5), 362-371.
Kahn, W.H. (2007). Meaningful connections: Positive relationships and attachments at work. In J. E. Dutton & B. R. Ragins (Eds.), Exploring positive relationships at work (pp 189-206). Mahwah, NJ: ErlbaumMcCraty, R., & Childre, D. (2004) The grateful heart. In R. A. Emmons & M E McCullough (Eds), The psychology of gratitude (pp. 230-255). New York: Oxford University Press
Niemiec, R. M (2013) VIA Character strengths: Research and practice (The first 10 Years). In H.H. Knoop & A. Delle Fave (Eds.), Well-being and cultures: Perspectives on positive psychology (pp.11-30). New York: Springer.

Peterson, C., & Seligman, M. E. P. (2004) Character strengths and virtues: A handbook and classification. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press and Oxford University Press.
Seligman, M. E. P. (2011). Flourish: A Visionary new understanding of happiness and well-being. New York: Free Press

*WunderTraining is not associated with AHPRA.

Additional Information

Duration3 Hours