03 May Applications of positive psychology
Sportsmen and women could get the edge on their opponents by accepting more emotional support in their personal and professional lives.
A study by the University of Exeter, showed the extent to which a sympathetic ear or regular words of encouragement can improve sports performance.
But doubts have still remained over its effectiveness – with many still believing that criticism is the best path to results.
Now for the first time, researchers claim they have proved it works – at least for golfers – after showing proper emotional support can improve their handicap by nearly two in less than a month.
This findings, in my opinion, don’t just apply to sports but are just as relevant to happiness, success in business and pretty much any area including parenting!
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