The Training Center of the Arab Open University (AOU) in cooperation with the Social Development Office organized a workshop entitledSkills of Positive Thinking for the AOU staff. It was delivered by Hussien Abul. During opening the workshop, Dr. Sami Khalifa, Manager of the Center, welcomed both the trainer and the trainees. He said that the workshop came within a series of training and development programs organized by the Center to implement its strategic plan and the cooperation agreement, which was signed between the AOU and the Social Development Office, adding the agreement seeks to serve the programs of the national development plans and the common objectives in the areas of training, development, counselling, research and studies.
On his part, Abul addressed the importance of positive thinking, which is seen as the beginning of success that would have benefits for individuals, institutions and communities. He also talked about a number of central topics, including the essentials and applications of positive thinking, ways of positive handling the challenges, and how to deal with negative situations, as well as providing a number of recommendations and valuable ideas along with examples and proofs. At the end of the workshop, the participants expressed their appreciation to the trainer for the content of the workshop.