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5 Dec 2017   Why Relationships Matter
As the Christmas season approaches it is important to consider the relationships we have.
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21 Nov 2017   3 ways to use Character Strengths in your everyday life
Learn how to use your strengths to improve your wellbeing.
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10 Nov 2017   How could you celebrate World Kindness Day?
Discover how you could best celebrate World Kindness Day this year.
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26 Oct 2017   What is self-compassion? And how could you be teaching it?
"A moment of self-compassion can change your entire day"
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12 Oct 2017   Meaningful Work - Should work be our whole lives?
It’s hard to think of something we do that could possibly have more of a global impact on our sense of self, sense of connectedness and sense of meani ...
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21 Sep 2017   Five steps to meaningful connections
Mental illness affects the lives of an increasing number of young Australians.
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5 Sep 2017   Brain Breaks
I think I have known for many years the importance of movement, the value of fun, and the significance of connection to student (and adult) learning! ...
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24 Aug 2017   Mindfulness Education in Early Years
My journey of sharing the skills of mindfulness and meditation with children began at home nearly 20 years ago. Spontaneous mindful opportunities an ...
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7 Aug 2017   Inspiration from the field of Positive Education
I am a teacher. I am not an expert. I’m not a scientist. I’m not a researcher. My love is for children, and that is what has really motivated me over ...
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16 Jun 2017   How to be mindful without meditating
The word mindfulness can conjure up many mental images.
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31 May 2017   Positive Education requires a context
Positive Education brings together the science of Positive Psychology with best practice teaching and learning. 
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18 May 2017   Pos Ed and the 'Wilderness Experience'
The positive effect of nature on the mental state is well known and researched by people like Dr. Roger S. Ulrich.
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