myHappymind on ITV News

We were delighted to be featured on ITV News in a piece showing the pupils of St Boniface Roman Catholic Primary School in Salford! Check out the video, or have a look at the text version of the story from the ITV website: Tackling children’s mental health head-on A primary school in Salford is taking […]

What is happening in the brain when your child is stressed?

Have you ever wondered exactly what’s happening in the brain when your child is having a meltdown or moment of high anxiety? The truth is, knowing this is absolutely critical if you want to better understand how to support your child in moments of high stress or big emotions. Often what we are doing in […]

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 your life! She teaches this by working […]

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 wondered why they just don’t seem to behave in […]

Happiness Hacks – everyday hacks for boosting your happiness

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ custom_padding=”59px|0px|0|0px|false|false”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] 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 […]

Kindness and mental health

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

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row custom_padding=”29px|0px|28px|0px|false|false” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_video src=”https://youtu.be/pfoYUj_ORY0″ _builder_version=”3.2.2″][/et_pb_video][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”]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. […]

Finding your meaning and purpose

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row custom_padding=”29px|0px|0|0px|false|false” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_video src=”https://vimeo.com/265325378″ _builder_version=”3.0.94″][/et_pb_video][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] 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 […]

Building Positive Relationships – why you need to and how to do it!

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ custom_padding=”59px|0px|0px|0px”][et_pb_row custom_padding=”29px|0px|0px|0px” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_video src=”https://vimeo.com/263186277″ _builder_version=”3.0.94″][/et_pb_video][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.2.2″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Positive Relationships This week we take a closer look at positive relationships, what they are and why they matter. This is the third part of a five-part series all around the PERMA model which, looks at […]

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

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.94″ custom_padding=”59px|0px|0px|0px”][et_pb_row custom_margin=”|||00px” _builder_version=”3.0.94″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.94″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_code _builder_version=”3.0.94″]<iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/258972713" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>[/et_pb_code][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] 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 […]