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What is self esteem and how do you build it in kids?

Self-esteem in children is something we hear a lot about these days. In fact, it's the word I hear most when I am talking to head teachers, parents or nursery teachers about their concerns around children's mental health. We all seem to be worried about the...

What is self esteem and how do you build it in kids?

Goal setting, why it matters and how NOT to do it!

The power of goal-setting It is fair to say that I am obsessed with goal-setting. This is because, when I set goals, I achieve so much more than when I don't. The act of setting goals is so powerful because it focusses the mind. When we really focus on what we are...

Are you setting goals that make you happy?

Accomplishment makes us happy! If I told you that accomplishment or achieving things is one of the biggest contributors to our happiness would you believe me? Well, whatever your answer - it’s the truth and the science proves it. The PERMA model which, we’ve been...

Are you setting goals that make you happy?

Finding your meaning and purpose

What’s your purpose? Have you ever asked yourself the question "what is my purpose?" If you have, you are definitely not alone. Many of us constantly ask ourselves what our true calling is. What are we supposed to be doing with our lives? Should we have a clear...

Finding your meaning and purpose

How to do more of what you love and be happier!

The road to happiness The road to finding happiness is well-trodden and one that many of us find ourselves on at some point in our lives. Whether it is a change in job, relationship or other life factors that cause us to search for answers, the question “how can I...

How to do more of what you love and be happier!

Positive emotion – why does it matter?

Positive emotion, happiness, pleasure, optimism, positive thinking, we all know that these things are good for us but why do they matter so much? Glass half full? Positive emotion is characterized by us feeling positive and optimistic. We tend to see situations as...

Positive emotion – why does it matter?

What does it take to be happy? Science has the answer!

What does it take to be happy? Wouldn't we all like to know what it takes to be happy?! Well, fear not because science holds the answer! There is so much research, science, and evidence around what it takes to be happy and in this myHappymind conversation, we are...

What does it take to be happy? Science has the answer!

You are what you tweet!

You are what you eat! We've all heard this one, haven't we? The idea that what we eat determines how our body changes and how we feel. So, we eat well, we feel good. We don't eat well .....well, we all know how that one ends! But the concept that we are what we...

You are what you tweet!

Children’s Mental Health, does it overwhelm you too?

Last week was Children's Mental Health week Last week charities, schools, organisations, and individuals took to Twitter to share what they were up to in recognition of Children's Mental Health week - it was awesome to see the energy behind this and to see all the...

Children’s Mental Health, does it overwhelm you too?