Volume 4, Article 10
Could the experience of the COVID-19 pandemic have any positive impact on wellbeing?
Stephen Palmer, Sheila Panchal and Siobhain O’Riordan
Palmer, S., Panchal, S., & O’Riordan, S. (2020). ‘Could the experience of the COVID-19 pandemic have any positive impact on wellbeing?.’ European Journal of Applied Positive Psychology, 4, 10, 1-13. Retrieved from: https://www.nationalwellbeingservice.org/volumes/volume-4-2020/volume-4-article-10/
Published on 8th July, 2020.
Sheila Panchal CPsychol is a business psychologist with a focus on positive psychology and transitions. She is co-author of ‘Turning 30: How to get the life you really want’ (with Jackson, 2005) and co-editor of ‘Developmental Coaching: Life transitions and generational perspectives’ (with Palmer, 2011). She is a Co-Director of the Centre for Positive Transitions.
Prof Stephen Palmer PhD is Co-Director of the Centre for Positive Transitions at the International Academy for Professional Development. He is Professor of Practice at the Wales Academy for Professional Practice and Applied Research, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, and Adjunct Professor of Coaching Psychology at Aalborg University, Denmark. He is Coordinating Director of the ISCP International Centre for Coaching Psychology Research, and Founder Director of the Centre for Stress Management, London. He is the Honorary President of the International Stress Management Association and the International Society for Coaching Psychology. He has written or edited over 50 books and has published over 225 articles.
Dr Siobhain O’Riordan PhD is a chartered psychologist and chartered scientist. She is a Fellow of the International Society for Coaching Psychology and member and Trustee of The International Stress Management Association (UK). Siobhain is a Director and course co-director at the International Academy for Professional Development and a Co-Director of the Centre for Positive Transitions.
In a previous article, the authors have discussed the potential wellbeing impact of the coronavirus related transitions and applied the INSIGHT coaching, training and counselling model in the context of COVID-19 (Panchal, Palmer, & O’Riordan 2020). This article explores the topic of wellbeing from a more observational angle, and asks ‘Could the experience of the COVID-19 pandemic have any positive impact on wellbeing?’
Keywords: INSIGHT, PERMA, developmental, transitions, coaching, counselling, COVID-19
Dans un article précédent, les auteurs ont discuté de l’impact potentiel sur le bien-être des transitions liées au coronavirus et ont appliqué le modèle de coaching, de formation et de conseil INSIGHT dans le contexte de COVID- 19 (Panchal, Palmer et O’Riordan 2020). Cet article explore le sujet du bien-être sous un angle plus observationnel et demande: «L’expérience de la pandémie COVID-19 pourrait-elle avoir un impact positif sur le bien-être?»
Mots-clés: INSIGHT, PERMA, développement, transitions, coaching, counseling, COVID-19