The truth about self-care, what is it and why does it matter!

Self-care is the new black! Self-care is a term that you will have undoubtedly seen in the media A LOT recently. That’s because as our awareness around the importance of good mental health improves, more of us are talking about how we can look after our physical and emotional health. Consequently, discussions about self-care are […]

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 […]

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 with this idea […]

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 […]

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

What matters most character or competence

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][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_video src=”https://vimeo.com/304821721″ _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”]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 […]

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 […]

Are you setting goals that make you happy?

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ custom_padding=”59px|0px|0px|0px”][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_video src=”https://vimeo.com/266347926″ _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”] 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 […]

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 […]

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

[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_text _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”]  [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.94″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_video src=”https://vimeo.com/262216885″ _builder_version=”3.0.94″]  [/et_pb_video][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][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_text _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] The road to happiness The road to finding happiness is well-trodden and one that […]

Positive emotion – why does it matter?

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ next_background_color=”#000000″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.94″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_video src=”https://vimeo.com/260087460″ _builder_version=”3.0.94″]   [/et_pb_video][/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″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.94″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] 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 […]