New Positive Education Book Series Launched in Australia to Support Youth Transitions. The first "Positive Transitioning Series" in the world.
Readiness for these transitions is found to be predictive, not only of increased well-being, but for long-term academic and occupational achievement.
Traveling from Cairns to Uluru, clockwise around the country while living in a camper trailer - their goal was to spread awareness for the need of these positive transitioning resources.
Meeting with schools, the media, and various educational departments along the way to discuss ways they can support youth transitions.
Filled with bright and fun graphics and text designed by Diana Chirilas, the pages positively support the reader through their new life change. Being grounded in positive psychology principles, the books promote the importance of keeping a positive mindset and trusting yourself.
Amba is an Australian Positive Psychology author, who holds a degree majoring in psychology & sociology, with a Psychological Science Honours specialising in Positive Psychology.
Her work has been featured in Readers Digest, ABC National Radio, The Huff Post, The Positive Psychology Blog, She said, and SimpleK-12, to name a few. She has also delivered her message on the TEDx Stage.
Amba is also a member of The International Positive Psychology Association and is passionate about alleviating the anxieties of youth. Her goal is to share these tools as far and wide as possible.
Originally from Sydney, Australia, she has also lived in Asia and America. Wherever she is, she always carries with her the goal of implementing the science of happiness.
The books have now found their path across more than 15 countries, stocked internationally, gifted to thousands of transitioning students – praised & supported by students and various professionals including child psychologists, positive psychologists, librarians, school counsellors, ministers of education and the media.
In 2019, Amba & James will move to New York City to launch the series in the USA.