Sustainable Happiness

So, what’s your view on the quotes above? What are our needs today and how do they differ from our wants? What’s a ‘good’ life? Should we be worrying about ‘future generations’ or should we be living for the now? In my experience, many people have different answers to these questions; if you bring this […]

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Sustainable Well-being

Well-being encompasses our physical and mental health and the term is often interchanged with happiness or flourishing within positive psychology. People with higher levels of well-being experience more positive than negative emotions, satisfaction with their lives and a sense of meaning. There are many things we have in common with other people that help build […]

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The Sunshine Blogger Award is peer recognition for bloggers that inspire positivity and joy. Thank-you Anne for your interest in my blog! Being new to the blogging community, I’m delighted people like yourself are reading and engaging with my posts. For those of you who haven’t seen Anne’s site ‘The Art and Science of Wellbeing’ […]

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Positive Education Resources

Online Resources Raising awareness of positive education is important – few schools are likely to invest time and money in curricula they have no experience of. Exploring the links below will give you a deeper understanding of what positive education is. It’s my hope that they’ll also provide ideas and resources to add to your […]

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Positive Education

What is it? Positive education is an approach to education informed by the growing body of evidence behind positive psychology. It values both academic learning and character development, encouraging a focus on well-being. Many areas within positive education overlap with other non-academic skill formation programs such as Social Emotional Learning (SEL), Personal Social Health Education […]

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Your Mental Diet

Most of us know what to do to help keep our bodies healthy. We’re aware that lifestyle choices impact on our physical health and things like smoking or over-indulging in alcohol aren’t going to do us any favours. Likewise, it’s drilled into us that junk food should be consumed in moderation and we need to […]

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Explore Your Passions

After learning more about work well-being the other week, I was reminded of my friend Louella who has made well-being a priority in both her work and home life. I met Lou when we worked in the UAE as part of the team opening a new school. It quickly became clear that she was an […]

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