Tag Archive: wellbeing
Working with difficult emotionsJuly 20, 2020 9:41 am Leave your thoughts
Children are likely to experience a wide range of emotions including some very uncomfortable ones. This animation takes you through the steps to help children cope with difficult feelings.
Superpower of savouringMay 18, 2020 1:07 pm Leave your thoughts
Savouring is an amazing superpower when it comes to increasing happiness, and perhaps more importantly helping children recover from difficult times. This animation is for both parents and teachers and takes you through the four easy steps for successful savouring.
Works like magicMay 12, 2020 2:50 pm Leave your thoughts
Feature article for Teach Primary's wellbeing special.
Feeling happier in 30 secondsMarch 18, 2020 1:17 pm 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
Struggling students deserve more than automatic gradesAugust 6, 2019 3:40 pm Leave your thoughts
For me one of the most important aspects of teaching grit, determination and perseverance (which I believe are pivotal aspects of growth mindset) is understanding that failure does not define you.
It’s mental health awareness week – or is it?May 16, 2019 9:37 am Leave your thoughts
From workplaces to schools, from social media to TV shows it seems to me we are missing something important – how we can flourish and thrive both mentally and physically.
Should we stop talking about compassion?March 21, 2019 9:59 am Leave your thoughts
Fortunately, compassion is a developable trait. There is not a set amount of compassion that you are born with, and that you then use up through life. We can learn to become more compassionate. We can practice it and build it as a skill.
Finding your child’s real BFFFebruary 13, 2019 10:16 am 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.
Wellbeing not well-doingDecember 18, 2018 1:58 pm Leave your thoughts
This series of articles exploring the truth behind the buzz about resilience concludes with a look at wellbeing.