Child Well-Being

Child well-being is an important topic that can be impacted (positively or negatively) by the relationships and life experiences a child has. Someone who shares my passion for supporting and enhancing child well-being is my friend Sarah. We completed teacher training together and she has years of experience in the profession working with children of […]

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Positive Screen Time for Children

Young children are increasingly computer literate, they love to spend time online and many parents and schools invest in apps and programs to support and extend academic learning. Why not take some screen time and use it to develop their social and emotional learning? Some great examples of free or low-cost online providers that offer […]

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The Lighter Side of Life

Humour is known to lift the mood, enhance connection between people and increase feelings of positive emotion. While it can include more obvious things like telling jokes and making others laugh, it also involves being able to look for the fun in everyday events and not taking yourself, or others, too seriously. Some people are […]

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Well-being Activities for Children

Developing the character and emotional confidence of children is key to a happy and healthy child. Below are some of my favourite simple activities that can be used to promote child well-being. They work well at school, and with a little adaptation, could be equally as useful at home. All of them work even better […]

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Blogger Recognition Award

The Blogger Recognition Award is an online award given by bloggers to other bloggers as a way of recognising the efforts they put into their site. I want to thank Wendy for nominating me for the Blogger Recognition Award. Wendy offers lots of great variety in her blog content – what especially shines through is her quick […]

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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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