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Why kids need to do less to build resilience!

Have you seen the Marie Kondo series on Netflix? If not you must have been hiding under a rock as it's taken the world by a storm! In case you've missed it, here are the basics of her message: de-clutter your wardrobe, drawers, and cupboards and you'll declutter...

Why kids need to do less to build resilience!

The Power of Habits

The Power of Habits is often talked about in the media. We all know it takes 21 days to form a habit, right? Wrong!  There is actually NO research to support the claim that it only takes 3 weeks to break or make a habit. However, we've all jumped on the bandwagon...

The Power of Habits

How to build your child’s resilience in 2019

Have you ever wondered how to build your child's resilience? Do you ever think about whether they are resilient enough?  Do you ever worry that they don't seem to have the staying power that you'd like or maybe you've compared your child to someone else's and...

How to build your child’s resilience in 2019

What matters most in building self esteem, competence or character?

As parents, teachers or carers we often wonder whether we are doing enough to build our children's self-esteem. But, what is self-esteem made up of and what things influence our self-esteem? These are questions that we often ask and this is exactly what we'll...

What matters most character or competence

Happiness Hacks – everyday hacks for boosting your happiness

Happiness It's a topic that we speak about a lot and of course, being happy is something that we all strive for. For some reason though, we don't talk about what we can practically do to build our happiness and wellbeing very often. That's why we created...

Happiness Hacks – everyday hacks for boosting your happiness

Kindness and mental health

Kindness is something that's often talked about in the debate around building positive mental health. One thing's for sure, whether we are the giver or the receiver, kindness makes us feel good. It brings us happiness, joy, and fulfillment. Have you ever wondered...

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