PUBLICATIONS

Journal papers

Lomas, T. (2021). Life balance and harmony: Wellbeing’s golden thread. International Journal of Wellbeing, 11(1), 18-35.

Wood, C., & Lomas, T. (2021). The role of courage in the development and practice of coaches. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, 19(1), 28–43.

Lomas, T. (2020). Positive coaching psychology: A case study in the hybridization of positive psychology. International Journal of Wellbeing, 10(2), 1-16.

Lomas, T. (2020). Towards a cross-cultural map of wellbeing. The Journal of Positive Psychology. doi: 10.1080/17439760.2020.1791944

Lomas, T., Waters, L., Williams, P., Oades, L.G., & Kern, M. L. (2020). Third wave positive psychology: Broadening towards complexity. The Journal of Positive Psychology. doi: 10.1080/17439760.2020.1805501

Brassington, K., & Lomas, T. (2020). Can Resilience Training Improve Well-Being for People in High-Risk Occupations? A Systematic Review through a Multi-Dimensional Lens. Journal of Positive Psychology. doi. 10.1080/17439760.2020.1752783 

Lambert, L., Lomas, T., van de Weijer, M. P., Passmore, H. A., Joshanloo, M., Harter, J., Ishikawa, Y., Lai, A., Kitagawa, T., Chen, D., Kawakami, T., Miyata, H., & Diener, E. (2020). Towards a greater global understanding of wellbeing: A proposal for a more inclusive measure. International Journal of Wellbeing, 10(2), 1-18. doi:10.5502/ijw.v10i2.1037

Lomas, T. (2019). The elements of eco-connection: A cross-cultural lexical enquiry. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16(24):5120, doi: ​10.3390/ijerph16245120

Lomas, T. (2019). Etymologies of wellbeing: Exploring the non-English roots of English words used in positive psychology. The Journal of Positive Psychology. doi: 10.1080/17439760.2019.1615107

Lomas, T. (2019). Positive work: A multidimensional overview and analysis of work-related drivers of wellbeing International Journal of Applied Positive Psychology. doi: 10.1007/s41042-019-00016-5

 

Lomas, T. (2019). Positive semiotics. Review of General Psychology. doi: 10.1177/1089268019832849​

Lomas, T. (2019). Anger as a moral emotion: A 'bird's eye' systematic review. Counselling Psychology Quarterly. doi: 10.1080/09515070.2019.1589421​

 

Gourov, D., & Lomas, T. (2019). ‘It’s about wholeness. I love my awesomeness and I love my flawesomeness’: An IPA analysis of coaching with the shadow in mind. The Coaching Psychologist, 15(2), 10-20.

 

Lomas, T., Roache, A., Rashid, T., & Jarden, A. (2019). Developing ethical guidelines for positive psychology practice: An on-going, iterative, collaborative endeavour. Journal of Positive Psychology. doi: 10.1080/17439760.2019.1651892

 

Jarden, A., Rashid, T., Roache, A., & Lomas, T. (2019). Ethical guidelines for positive psychology practice. International Journal of Wellbeing, 9(2), 1-30. doi: 10.5502/ijw.v9i2.XXX

Merino, D., Velázquez, M., & Lomas, T. (2019). An exploration of the Spanish cultural term rasmia: A combination of eagerness, strength, activeness, courage, tenacity and gracefulness. Journal of Happiness Studies. doi: 10.1007/s10902-019-00104-y

Lomas, T. (2018). Experiential cartography, and the significance of untranslatable words. Theory & Psychology. doi: 10.1177/0959354318772914

Lomas, T. (2018). The dimensions of prosociality: A cross-cultural lexical analysis. Current Psychology. doi: 10.1007/s12144-018-0067-5

Lomas, T. (2018). The dynamics of spirituality: A cross-cultural lexical analysis. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. doi: 10.1037/rel0000163 

Lomas, T. (2018). The flavours of love: A cross-cultural lexical analysis. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour. doi: 10.1111/jtsb.12158

Lomas, T. (2018). The roots of virtue: A cross-cultural lexical analysis. Journal of Happiness Studies. doi: 10.1007/s10902-018-9997-8

Lomas, T. (2018). The spatial contours of wellbeing: A content analysis of metaphor in academic discourse. Journal of Positive Psychology. doi: 10.1080/17439760.2018.1450437

Lomas, T. (2018). The quiet virtues of sadness: A selective theoretical and interpretative appreciation of its potential contribution to wellbeing. New Ideas in Psychology, 49(18-26). doi: 10.1016/j.newideapsych.2018.01.002

Lomas, T. (2018). The value of ambivalent emotions: A cross-cultural lexical analysis. Qualitative Research in Psychology. doi: 10.1080/14780887.2017.1400143

Lomas, T., & Lomas, C. (2018). An art history of happiness: Western approaches to the good life through the last 1000 years, as illustrated in art. Journal of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing, 1-24. 

Lomas, T., Garraway, E., Stanton, C., & Ivtzan, I. (2018). Masculinity in the midst of mindfulness: Exploring the gendered experiences of at-risk adolescent boys. Men and Masculinities. doi: 10.1177/1097184X18756709

Lomas, T., Medina, J. C., Ivtzan, I., Rupprecht, S., & Eiroa-Orosa, F. J. (2018). A systematic review and meta-analysis of the impact of mindfulness-based interventions on the wellbeing of healthcare professionals. Mindfulness. doi: 10.1007/s12671-018-1062-5

 

Lomas, T., Medina, J. C., Ivtzan, I., Rupprecht, S., & Eiroa-Orosa, F. J. (2018). A systematic review of the impact of mindfulness on the wellbeing of healthcare professionals. Journal of Clinical Psychology. 7(3), 319–355. doi: 10.1002/jclp.22515

Lomas, T., Medina, J. C., Ivtzan, I., Rupprecht, S., & Eiroa-Orosa, F. J. (2018). Mindfulness-based interventions in the workplace: An inclusive systematic review and meta-analysis of their impact upon wellbeing. Journal of Positive Psychology. doi: 10.1080/17439760.2018.1519588

Schimschal, S. E., & Lomas, T. (2018). Gritty leaders: The impact of grit on positive leadership capacity. Psychological Reports. doi: 10.1177/0033294118785547

Lomas, T. (2017). The spectrum of positive affect: A cross-cultural lexical analysis. International Journal of Wellbeing, 7(3), 1-18. doi: 10.5502/ijw.v7i3.608

Lomas, T., Etcoff, N., Gordon, W. V., & Shonin, E. (2017). Zen and the art of living mindfully: The health-enhancing potential of Zen aesthetics. Journal of Religion and Health. doi: 10.1007/s10943-017-0446-5

Lomas, T., Medina, J. C., Ivtzan, I., Rupprecht, S., Hart, R., & Eiroa-Orosa, F. J. (2017). The impact of mindfulness on wellbeing and performance in the workplace: An inclusive systematic review of the empirical literature. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. doi: 10.1080/1359432X.2017.1308924​

Lomas, T., Medina, J. C., Ivtzan, I., Rupprecht, S., & Eiroa-Orosa, F. J. (2017). The impact of mindfulness on the wellbeing and performance of educators: A systematic review of the empirical literature. Teaching and Teacher Education, 61, 132-141. doi: 10.1016/j.tate.2016.10.008

Dolan, A., Lomas, T., Ghobara, T., & Hartshorne, G. (2017). “It's like taking a bit of masculinity away from you”: Towards a theoretical understanding of men’s experiences of infertility. Sociology of Health & Illness. doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.12548

Ivtzan, I., Young, T., Lee, H. C., Lomas, T., & Kjell, O. (2017). Mindfulness based flourishing program: A cross-cultural study of Hong Kong Chinese and British participants. Journal of Happiness Studies. doi: 10.1007/s10902-017-9919-1

Perridge, D., Hefferon, K., Lomas, T., & Ivtzan, I. (2017). “I feel I can live every minute if I choose to”: Participants’ experience of a mindfulness based flourishing programme. Qualitative Research in Psychology. doi: 10.1080/14780887.2017.1359709

 

Lomas, T. (2016). The art of second wave positive psychology: Harnessing Zen aesthetics to explore the dialectics of flourishing. International Journal of Wellbeing, 6(2), 14-29. doi: 10.5502/ijw.v6i2.2

Lomas, T. (2016). A meditation on boredom: Re-appraising its value through introspective phenomenology. Qualitative Research in Psychology. doi: 10.1080/14780887.2016.1205695

Lomas, T. (2016). Positive psychology - The second wave. The Psychologist, 29, 536-539. 

Lomas, T. (2016). Flourishing as a dialectical balance: Emerging insights from second wave positive psychology. Palgrave Communications, 2:16018.

Lomas, T. (2016). Positive art: Artistic expression and appreciation as an exemplary vehicle for flourishing. Review of General Psychology. doi: 10.1037/gpr0000073

Lomas, T. (2016). Recontextualising mindfulness: Theravada Buddhist perspectives on the ethical and spiritual dimensions of awareness. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. doi: 10.1037/rel0000080

 

Lomas, T. (2016). Towards a positive cross-cultural lexicography: Enriching our emotional landscape through 216 ‘untranslatable’ words pertaining to wellbeing. The Journal of Positive Psychology. doi: 10.1080/17439760.2015.1127993

Lomas, T., Hefferon, K., & Ivtzan, I. (2016). Positive developmental psychology: A review of literature concerning well-being throughout the lifespan. The Journal of Happiness & Well-Being, 4(2), 143-164. ​

Lomas, T., & Ivtzan, I. (2016). Professionalising positive psychology: Developing guidelines for training and regulation. International Journal of Wellbeing, 6(3), 96-112. doi: 10.5502/ijw.v6i3.4

 

Lomas, T., Ivtzan, I., & Yong, C.-Y. (2016). Mindful Living in Older Age: A pilot study of a brief, community-based, ‘positive aging’ intervention. Mindfulness, 7(3), 630-641. doi: 10.1007/s12671-016-0498-8

 

Bayir, A., & Lomas, T. (2016). Difficulties generating self-compassion: An interpretative phenomenological analysis. The Journal of Happiness and Wellbeing, 4(1), 15-33. 

 

Goldsmith, C., & Lomas, T. (2016). Personal and collective resilience building - A suicide prevention program for schools using positive psychology. Journal of Neurology and Stroke, 4(3).​

 

Ivtzan, I., Young, T., Martman, J., Jeffrey, A., Lomas, T., Hart, R., & Eiroa-Orosa, F. (2016). Integrating mindfulness into positive psychology: A randomised controlled trial of an online positive mindfulness program. Mindfulness. doi: 10.1007/s12671-016-0581-1

O'Brien, K., & Lomas, T. (2016). Developing a Growth Mindset through outdoor personal development: can an intervention underpinned by psychology increase the impact of an outdoor learning course for young people? Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning. doi: 10.1080/14729679.2016.1232199

Van Gordon, W., Shonin, E., Lomas, T., & Griffiths, M. D. (2016). Corporate use of mindfulness and authentic spiritual transmission: Competing or compatible ideals? . Mindfulness and Compassion. doi: 10.1016/j.mincom.2016.10.005

Lomas, T. (2015). Positive social psychology: A multilevel inquiry into socio-cultural wellbeing initiatives. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 21(3), 338-347. 

 

Lomas, T. (2015). Positive cross-cultural psychology: Exploring similarity and difference in constructions and experiences of wellbeing. International Journal of Wellbeing, 5(4), 60-77.

                   

Lomas, T., Hefferon, K., & Ivtzan, I. (2015). The LIFE model: A meta-theoretical conceptual map for applied positive psychology. Journal of Happiness Studies, 16(5), 1347-1364.  

 

Lomas, T. (2015). Self-transcendence through shared suffering: A transpersonal theory of compassion. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 27(2). 

 

Lomas, T., & Ivtzan, I. (2015). Second wave positive psychology: Exploring the positive-negative dialectics of wellbeing. Journal of Happiness Studies. doi: 10.1007/s10902-015-9668-y.

 

Lomas, T., Ivtzan, I., & Fu, C. (2015). A systematic review of the neurophysiology of mindfulness on EEG oscillations. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 57, 401-410. 

 

Lomas, T., Cartwright, T., Edginton, T., & Ridge, D. (2015). A qualitative analysis of experiential challenges associated with meditation practice. Mindfulness, 6(4), 848-860.           

 

Lomas, T., Cartwright, T., Edginton, T., & Ridge, D. (2015). New ways of being a man: ‘Positive’ hegemonic masculinity in meditation-based communities of practice. Men and Masculinities, 5(3), 88-106.

 

Lomas, T., Edginton, T., Cartwright, T., & Ridge, D. (2015). Cultivating equanimity through mindfulness meditation: A mixed methods enquiry into the development of decentring capabilities. International Journal of Wellbeing, 5(3), 88-106.         

 

Kennett, P., & Lomas, T. (2015). Making meaning through mentoring: Mentors finding fulfilment at work through self-determination and self-reflection. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, 13(2), 29-44.

 

Torres, L. F. T., & Lomas, T. (2015). The impact of strength-based interventions on the well-being of expatriate spouses. Revista Latinoamerica De Psicologia Positiva, 2(1), 46-61. 

 

Lomas, T., Cartwright, T., Edginton, T., & Ridge, D. (2014). Engagement with meditation as a positive health trajectory: Divergent narratives of progress in male meditators. Psychology and Health, 29(2), 218-236.                            

 

Lomas, T., Edginton, T., Cartwright, T., & Ridge, D. (2014). Men developing emotional intelligence through meditation? Combining narrative, cognitive, and EEG findings. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 15(2), 213-224.

 

Lomas, T., Cartwright, T., Edginton, T., & Ridge, D. (2014). A religion of wellbeing?: The appeal of Buddhism to men in London, UK. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 6(3), 198-207.

 

Brani, O., Hefferon, K., Lomas, T., Ivtzan, I., & Painter, J. (2014). The impact of body awareness on subjective wellbeing: The role of mindfulness. International Journal of Body Psychotherapy, 13(1), 94-107.                                         

 

Halonan, S., & Lomas, T. (2014). A passionate way of being: A qualitative study revealing the passion spiral. International Journal of Psychological Research, 7(2).                           

 

Surana, P. K., & Lomas, T. (2014). The power of charity: Does giving away money improve the wellbeing of the donor? Indian Journal of Positive Psychology, 5(3), 223-230.          

 

Lomas, T. (2013). Critical positive masculinity. Masculinties and Social Change, 2(2), 167-193.

 

Lomas, T., Cartwright, T., Edginton, T., & Ridge, D. (2013). ‘I was so done in that I just recognized it very plainly, “You need to do something”’: Men’s narratives of struggle, distress and turning to meditation. Health:, 17(2), 191-208.           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Books
Edited books
Book chapters

Lomas, T. (2019). Is coaching a positive psychology intervention? Differentiating between positive psychology, applied positive psychology, coaching psychology, and coaching. In V. E. Zyl & I. Rothman (Eds.), Positive psychological interventions: Theories, methodologies and applications within multi-cultural contexts (pp. 371-389). London: Springer.

Lomas, T. (2017). A re-appraisal of boredom: A case study in second wave positive psychology. In N. J. L. Brown, T. Lomas & F. Eiroa-Orosa (Eds.), The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Positive Psychology (pp. 213-226). New York: Routledge.

 

Lomas, T. (2017). Applied positive psychology: Facilitating multidimensional flourishing. In D. Dunn (Ed.), Positive Psychology: Established and Emerging Issues (pp. 317-338). New York: Routledge.

 

Lomas, T. (2017). Can mindfulness help at-risk adolescent boys? In K. Niven, S. Lewis & C. Kagan (Eds.), Making a Difference with Psychology (pp. 113-120). London: Richard Benjamin Trust.

 

Lomas, T. (2017). Positive politics: Exploring the wellbeing implications of left-wing versus right-wing political agendas. In N. J. L. Brown, T. Lomas & F. Eiroa-Orosa (Eds.), The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Positive Psychology (pp. 351-367). Routledge: New York.

 

Lomas, T. (2016). Nourishment from the roots: Engaging with the Buddhist foundations of mindfulness. In I. Ivtzan & T. Lomas (Eds.), Mindfulness in Positive Psychology: The Science of Meditation and Wellbeing (pp.465 - 479). London: Routledge.      

 

Lomas, T., & Ivtzan, I. (2016). Beyond deficit reduction: Exploring the positive potentials of mindfulness. In E. Shonin, W. van Gordon & M. Griffiths (Eds.), Mindfulness and Buddhist-Derived Approaches in Mental Health (pp. 277-295). London: Springer.

 

Lomas, T. (2015). The dialectics of emotion. In I. Ivtzan, T. Lomas, K. Hefferon & P. Worth (Eds.), Second Wave Positive Psychology: Embracing the Dark Side of Life (pp. 5-30). London: Routledge.

 

Lomas, T. (2015). Wellbeings: Suffering, compassion, and interconnectedness. In I. Ivtzan, T. Lomas, K. Hefferon & P. Worth (Eds.), Second Wave Positive Psychology: Embracing the Dark Side of Life (pp. 134-152). London: Routledge.         

 

Lomas, T., & Jnanavaca (2015). Types of mindfulness, orders of conditionality, and stages of the spiritual path. In E. Shonin (Ed.), Buddhist Foundations of Mindfulness (297-310). London: Springer.

Conference presentations

Lomas, T. (2019). Invited symposium: Surfing the second wave. International Positive Psychology Association Conference, Melbourne, Australia, July, 2019.

Lomas, T. (2019). Podium presentation: A lexical exploration of wellbeing among London’s language communities. International Positive Psychology Association Conference, Melbourne, Australia, July, 2019.

 

Jarden, A.; Lomas, T., Rashid, T., & Roache, A. Conversation hour: Ethical guidelines for positive psychology practice. International Positive Psychology Association Conference, Melbourne, Australia, July, 2019.

 

Lomas, T. (2018). Keynote presentation: The dialectics of wellbeing. Paper presented at the International Meaning Conference, Vancouver, Canada, August, 2018.

Lomas, T. (2018). The flavours of love. Paper presented at the European Conference on Positive Psychology, Budapest, Hungary, June 2018.

Lomas, T., & Jarden, A. (2018). Ethical guidelines for positive psychology practitioners. Paper presented at the European Conference on Positive Psychology, Budapest, Hungary, June 2018.

 

Lomas, T. (2017). Positive experiential cartography: Mapping wellbeing through the analysis of untranslatable words. Paper presented at the International Positive Psychology Association Conference, Montreal, Canada. 

Lomas, T. (2017). Positive politics: Exploring the wellbeing implications of left-wing versus right-wing political agendas. Paper presented at the International Positive Psychology Association Conference, Montreal, Canada. 

Lomas, T., Pawelski, J., Vella-Brodrick, D., Jarden, A., Ryan, M., Rebele, R., . . . Ivtzan, I. (2017). Professionalising positive psychology: Is there a need to develop guidelines for training and regulation? Paper presented at the International Positive Psychology Association Conference, Montreal, Canada. 

Lomas, T., Tunariu, A., Hart, R., Ivtzan, I., Burke, J., Stopforth, M., . . . Dell, P. (2017). Positive psychology coaching: Working towards a harmonious marriage of two fields. Paper presented at the International Positive Psychology Association Conference, Montreal, Canada. 

 

Lomas, T. (2016). Keynote: Positive Experiential Cartography. Paper presented at the Nordic Translation Industry Forum, Malmo, Sweden.

Lomas, T. (2016). Re-contextualising mindfulness: The ethical and spiritual dimensions of awareness. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Mindfulness, Rome, May 2016.

 

Lomas, T., Garraway, E., Stanton, C., & Ivtzan, I. (2016). Piloting Mind-ARMY: A mindfulness-based intervention for at-risk male youth. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Mindfulness, Rome, May 2016.

 

Ivtzan, I., Lomas, T., Wong, P., Niemiec, R. (2015). Second wave positive psychology: Embracing the dark side of life. Paper presented at the International Positive Psychology Association conference, Orlando, Florida, June 2015.

 

Gannon, L., & Lomas, T. (2015). Heart to heart: Exploring the effect of HeartMath emotion re-focusing and re-structuring techniques on compassion for self and others. Paper presented at the Royal Conference of General Practitioners Annual Conference, Glasgow, 1st October, 2015.

 

Lomas, T. (2015). Paper presented at the BPS annual conference, Liverpool, UK, May 2015.

 

Worth, P., Lomas, T., Hefferon, K., & Ivtzan, I. (2014). Embracing the dark side of life with positive psychology. Workshop presented at the 7th European conference on positive psychology, Amsterdam, 3rd July 2014.

 

Lomas, T., Cartwright, T., Edginton, T., & Ridge, D. (2011). Men behaving well?: Journeys towards constructive engagement with well-being through meditation. Paper presented at the BSA Medical Sociology 2011 Annual Conference, Chester, UK.

 

Lomas, T., Cartwright, T., Edginton, T., & Ridge, D. (2011). Men behaving well?: Journeys towards constructive engagement with well-being through meditation. Paper presented at the 7th Biennial Conference of the International Society of Critical Health Psychology, Adelaide, Australia.

Conference posters