You can COUNT on Mindfulness

When we are asked to introduce new things into the classroom there is often an assumption that it is going to mean lots of preparation, lots of work and generally big stress!  This really doesn’t have to be the case with wellbeing and in particular mindfulness....

Children in Need

I love Children!  There’s no hiding it. I loved children when I was no more than a large child myself. At 14 years old while my friends were raving at the school disco I was looking after the teachers’ children in the foyer. (I know, I sound so sad, but I...

Autumn Wellbeing

The clocks are changing this weekend here in the UK. For a few days at least the mornings will be slightly lighter but the evenings will draw in quicker too. Your Autumn wellbeing becomes a focus. Autumn is a challenging time of year. The shorter, greyer, damp days,...

Anxiety in Teenagers

Imagine a girl. She could be younger than you, she could be older than you. But it needs to be someone you know. You may not know them well, but you know them. Imagine the perfect student. A social outsider. She has friends, but doesn’t exactly conform to teenage...

Poverty and Wellbeing

At a time when the gap between “the haves” and “the have nots” is widening year on year. When statistics are manipulated to make us believe we are better off, yet 3.9 million children in the UK are living in poverty there is no denying that...

I have a dream…

The 25th September is World Dream Day. This is a new one on me. Every day seems to be some international day now everything from cheese to children is celebrated on a special day of the year. If I’m honest I can get a little jaded with it all, but when I saw...
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