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Ilona has written multiple articles and gave interviews for wide audience reach, including those published in The Figaro, Guardian, The Times, The Sunday Times, TES, Guardian, Observer, New Statesman, Psychologies, Top Sante, Cosmopolitan and The Straits Times (Singapore), as well as professional publications.



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Ilona Boniwell's interviews

Scientific articles and selection of excerpts from university textbooks chapters


Ilona Boniwell is the author and editor of 6 books. Her first bestselling book, Positive Psychology in a Nutshell, has been translated into many languages. She is also the author of multiple popular articles, scholarly papers and educational materials.



1. Pluess, M., Boniwell, I., Hefferon, K., & Tunariu, A. (under review). Evaluation of a school-based resilience-promoting intervention in a high-risk population in England: A controlled mixed methods trial.


2. Boniwell, I., Osin, E., Renton, A. (under review). Internet access at home and its relationship to well-being in deprived areas of London.


3. Grenville-Cleave, B., & Boniwell, I. (2012). Surviving or thriving? Do teachers have lower perceived control and well-being than other professionals? Management in Education, 26(1), 1-3.


4. Hefferon, K., Gocken, N., Painter, J., Davies, M., & Boniwell, I. (2011). The influence of community occasions on satisfaction with life and well-being. British Journal of well-Being, 2(7), 22-25.


5. Elston, F., & Boniwell, I. (2011). A grounded theory study of the value derived by women in financial services through a coaching intervention to help them identify their strengths and practise using them in the workplace. International Coaching Psychology Review, 6(1), 16-32.


6. Akhtar, M., & Boniwell, I. (2010). Applying positive psychology to alcohol-misusing adolescents: A group intervention. Groupwork: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Working with Groups, 20(3), 6-31.


7. Style, C., & Boniwell, I. (2010). The effect of group-based life coaching on happiness and well-being. Groupwork: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Working with Groups, 20(3), 51-72.


8. Boniwell, I., Osin, E., Linley, P.A. and Ivanchenko, G. (2010). A question of balance: Examining relationships between time perspective and measures of well-being in the British and Russian student samples. Journal of Positive Psychology, 5(1), 24-40.


9. Boniwell, I. (2009). Perspectives on time. Lopez, S. (Ed.), Handbook of Positive Psychology (2nd Ed) (pp. 295-302). New York: Oxford University Press.


10. Collard, P., Anvy, N., & Boniwell, I. (2008). Teaching mindfulness based cognitive therapy (MBCT) to students: The effects of MBCT on the levels of mindfulness and subjective well-being.Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 21, 323-336.


11. Popovic, N. & Boniwell, I. (2007). Personal Consultancy: An integrative approach to one-to-one talking practices. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, 5 (special issue), 24-29.


12. Wesson, K. & Boniwell, I. (2007). Flow theory – its applications to coaching. International Coaching Psychology Review, 2(1), 33-43.


13. Boniwell, I. & Henry, J. (2007). Developing conceptions of well-being: Advancing subjective, hedonic and eudaimonic theories. Social Psychology Review, 9(1), 3-18.


14. Boniwell, I. (2005). Beyond time management: How the latest research on time perspective and perceived time use can assist clients with time-related concerns. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, 3(2), 61-74.


15. Boniwell, I., & Leaf, S. (2001/2). Review of new developments in positive psychology, Consciousness and Experiential Psychology, 7.


16. Internet Access at Home and its Relationship to Well-being in Deprived Areas of London. The Open Psychology Journal, 2015. Ilona Boniwell, Evgeny N. Osin, Adrian Renton.




Non English speaking international collaborations




Ilona has also worked with the Russian edition of the magazine Psychology and is now a columnist.

She writes a monthly column titled: Family Saga Ilona Boniwell: Five Children, Parents Not counting.

Also read some examples of his oldest items on time and happiness, all in Russian, of course.



Ilona was the main consultant of a Japanese chain (NHK TV), equivalent to TF1 in Japan, on the theme of resilience.

A video report was shot that deals with the theme of resilience in Japanese society gradually implemented in schools and businesses. In Japan, this concept is new and the awareness of the existence of resilience is just hatching. In addition, the Positive Psychology School of Singapore is being implemented in the SPARK program, developed by Ilona in Japanese schools.
The television program "resilience" of 30 minutes duration was presented April 17 and audience ratings reached 11% which is a huge success and provides hope for the future resilience in Japan.
You can see a summary by clicking on the following link http://www.nhk.or.jp/gendai/kiroku/detail02_3486_all.html




Dr Ilona Boniwell on BBC Happiness Formula

Dr Ilona Boniwell sur BBC Happiness Formula



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