The founder of positive psychology, Martin Seligman, challenged the positive psychology community to achieve the following:
By 2051 51% of the world population should be flourishing.
That means that half of the people in the world feel that they are using their potential and leading a meaningful life. Will you be one of them? I am committed to this mission because I feel this is a purpose that will contribute to peace in this world and is therefore worth dedicating my life to. I feel like a NASA engineer must have felt, when J.F. Kennedy said, that they should go to the moon before the decade is over.
Recently I attended a workshop on positive psychology coaching (hey one has to stay abreast of current developments) and in a coaching session the magician, err I mean coach, projected an image of a turtle onto the screen to describe me. I jumped out of my seat, no freaking way, who told you that I am the turtle?!? So henceforth I am known to the people who were there as ‘Turtle-Girl’. Now you might be thinking why on earth would I mention such an unflattering animal in my bio, am I actively trying to not get any clients? Well it’s true I move slowly through this world and I tend to think about things for a long time (the good news is, by the time we meet, I have already done a lot of thinking, so you won’t notice that). Sometimes I will disappear in my shell but in a frenzied world that’s precisely what people have come to like. Peace. Deliberation. Thoughts that are connected to deep reserves of both reflection and personal experience. People tell me again and again that they feel truly heard. I walk the talk, constantly being my own guinea turtle. But make no mistake. After all the ninja turtles are turtles.
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So if you would like to experience what a more peaceful way of being in your skull-sized kingdom is like or you want to feel the benefits of realistic optimism and a strengths way of living schedule a call. No sleezeball tactics, just a call to figure out whether we are compatible or not. If you are on the fence check out my writing or my internet radio show. I have recorded over 90 episodes of free positive psychology content, designed to both educate and help you apply the research to your own life. The podcast has been downloaded over 75’000 times in over 120 countries and
Here are some dry facts
Name: Kristen Truempy
Bsc (Hons.) in Psychology from the Open University
Masters of Science in Applied Positive Psychology at the University of East London (one of three recipients of this degree in Switzerland and less than a thousand worldwide)
15 years of experience working in banking (among other things I train apprentices, interns and new-joiners)
I have recently delivered courses on strengths and optimism for these institutions:
If you think I can help you or someone you know design a workshop or do some strengths coaching or consulting let me know or forward the site.
My most recent realised strengths are:
When I am not engaged in advocating positive psychology for brain peace I love to travel, play soccer and karaoke.
If you have read all the way down to here that’s just your subconscious telling you to get in touch with me. Trust me, I studied psychology, I know these things.
Thanks for stopping by and all the best.