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Writing is my passion, which is why I spend hours every day typing away. Most of my work is sitting in my drawer, waiting to see the light of day, but here are some of my books, book chapters and articles I wrote for both academic journals and popular magazines.

 

Books & Book Chapters

Burke, J. (in press) Practical guide to using positive psychology in coaching: Personal, business and career.

Burke, J. & Stephens, E. (2017). Applying positive psychology to sexual addiction. In T.Birchard & J. Benfield (Eds.) Routledge International Handbook of Sexual Addiction. Abington: Routledge.

Burke, J. (2016) Happiness after 30: The Paradox of Aging.

Burke, J. & Minton, S.J. (2016). Rethinking well-being: Deficit vs strength approach in measuring the impact of bullying and cyberbullying in schools. In C. Mc Guckin & L. Corcoran (Eds.) Bullying and Cyberbullying: Prevalence, Psychological Impacts and Intervention Strategies. New York: Nova.

Burke, J. & Minton, S.J. (2013). Positive Psychology in Guidance Counselling. In J. McKenzie, L. Darby, P. King, C. Layton, C. McGuckin, & A. Tuffy (Eds.), School Guidance Handbook. Retrieved from http://www.schoolguidancehandbook.ncge.ie

 

Academic Articles

Burke, J. (2017). The clinical practice of well-being. The Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal, 17(4), 14-17.

Zhu, J.J., Lomas, T., Burke, J. Ivtzan, I. (2017). Exploring the role of purpose in the lives of career changers: A qualitative inquiry. Journal of Positive Psychology and Well-being, 1(2), 109-128.

Burke, J. & Hackett, M. (2017). When Irish eyes are smiling: Irish therapists’ well-being and their passion for the work of counselling & psychotherapy. Irish Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 17 (3), 20-26.

Burke, J. (2016). Posttraumatic Growth: Examining an increase of optimism amongst targets of bullying in Ireland. The Irish Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy 16(2), 11-15.

Burke, J. (under review). Childlessness and flourishing: Tapping into the posttraumatic growth potential to boost psychological health of women, who want to have children but cannot. Journal of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing.

Audin, K., Burke, J., & Ivtzan, I. (under review). Compassion Fatigue, compassion satisfaction and work engagement in residential childcare. The Scottish Journal of Residential Childcare.

Burke, J. & Minton, S.J. (under review).  Wellbeing in post primary schools in Ireland: The assessment and contribution of character strengths. Irish Educational Studies Journal.

Hughes, N. & Burke, J. (under review). Sleeping with the frenemy: How subjective happiness, quality of life, risk of smartphone addiction and positive emotions are impacted by restricting “bedroom use” of smartphones and mobile devices.

Schieren, C. & Burke, J. (under review). How do individuals with a calling retire? An Interpretative Phenomenological analysis on the presence of calling in the process of retirement transition and adjustment.

Avery, L. & Burke, J. (under review). Becoming who we’ve always been: How do we lose, find and actualise ourselves through calling.

Dunleavy, G. & Burke, J. (under review). Fostering a sense of belonging at an international school in France.

Tiwari, M. & Burke, J. (in preparation). The effect of work-life balance on organizational commitment with job satisfaction as a mediator.

Round, J. & Burke, J. (in preparation). A dream of retirement: The longitudinal experiences and perceived retirement wellbeing of recent retirees following a tailored positive psychology intervention linking Best Possible Self expressive writing with goal-setting.

Corbett, L. & Burke, J. (in preparation). Mysterious potential: Toward a new understanding of fertility as fullness of being in childfree women.

Oates, P. & Burke, J. (in preparation). Improving the well-being of Jamaican parents: The effect of an intensely positive experience writing intervention.

Ebu, I. & Burke, J. (in preparation). Using the PERMA model to evaluate the relationship between character strengths and employee wellbeing in an African sample.

 

Popular & Professional Magazines, Newspapers

Jolanta Burke (2016). Five reasons why we eventually become happier. The Conversation. Re-posted by The Independent, World Economic Forum, New Zealand Herald, PsyPost and others.

Jolanta Burke (2013). Thinking of changing your job? Think again. Women Mean Business, 37, 66-67.

Jolanta Burke (2013). Your mood and Food. Easy health Magazine, 76-77.

Jolanta Burke (2013). Making Happy Children. Woman’s Way Magazine, 40.

Jolanta Burke (2014). Positive body: Boost your energy. Women Mean Business, 38, 56-58.

Jolanta Burke (2014). Positive eating. The Irish Vegetarian, 142, 6.

Jolanta Burke (2014). Go to the happy place. Irish Mail on Sunday Unislim Insert, 10-11.

Jolanta Burke (2014). Happy Slimming. Woman’s Way Magazine, 50-51.

Jolanta Burke (2013). Food and Happiness. The Irish Vegetarian, 139, 20.

Jolanta Burke (2011). Character strengths. Psychological Magazine Sens, 26-27.

Jolanta Burke (2011). Divorce and psychological wellbeing. Psychological Magazine Sens, 48-49.

Jolanta Burke (2011). The psychology of time perspectives. Psychological Magazine Sens, 24-25.

Jolanta Burke (2011). Flourishing. Psychological Magazine Sens, 24-25.

Jolanta Burke (2013). Positive Psychology Strength & Resilience. Guideline, 42(1), 13-14.

Jolanta Burke (2013). Positive Psychotherapy. Reflection, 12(1), 11-12.

Jolanta Burke  (2013). Positive Body. InTouch, 142, 28.

Jolanta Burke (2013). Positive Education: The way forward. InTouch, 140, 31.

Jolanta Burke (2013). A balanced life full of meaning and engagement. InTouch, 139, 29.

 

Guest Blogs (selected)

Jolanta Burke To err is human

Jolanta Burke Positive self-deception: Stop beating yourself up

Jolanta Burke Challenge yourself and watch your life change for the better

Jolanta Burke How to survive a Christmas family spat

Jolanta Burke The madness of Christmas shopping

Jolanta Burke Boost your happiness with acts of kindness

Jolanta Burke Weather and happiness

Jolanta Burke People matter: The importance of friendship

Jolanta Burke How can you feel positive when you’re flooded with negativity?

Jolanta Burke Positive psychology: What is it all about?

Jolanta Burke Eat yourself happy