Author Archives for Rachel Willmott

Feeling happier in 30 seconds

March 18, 2020 1:17 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We are all being bombarded with information, images and advice about the current virus pandemic. It is be easy to become alarmed by what we see and hear. One of the many great things about positive psychology is that it some of its tools and techniques are more effective in difficult times

Creating Everyday Magic in School

January 13, 2020 1:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Decades of research shows that positive education has a powerful, positive impact on pupils (and on teachers). They can improve academic performance as well as wellbeing and can easily be folded into how teachers deliver their daily lessons.

Finding your child’s real BFF

February 13, 2019 10:16 am Published by Leave your thoughts

How many times a day does your child hear that they are stupid, useless or worthless? Would you be horrified to discover it is probably dozens of times? No matter where they are or what they are doing they will hear these things because they are spoke by the voice in their heads – their inner critic.

All about control

November 13, 2018 9:45 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Feelings of control are incredibly important. During the 10 years I ran the national research project into work related stress – the 24-7 survey – we discovered something very telling about the impact of control.