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Mindful colouring
16 Jun 2017   How to be mindful without meditating
The word mindfulness can conjure up many mental images.
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Anzac Service at Geelong Grammar School 2017
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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Students running outdoors
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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Character_Strengths_Wheel
20 Apr 2017   Embedding Character Strengths in Schools
Every day we act using our character strengths: saying hello to students walking by (kindness), picking up rubbish in the yar ...
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Charlie presenting at the 2017 PESA conference
27 Mar 2017   Building Positive Communities: Design, Implement, Embed
In Japanese, ikigai translates to mean the reason for which you wake up in the morning. If you were asked “What is your ikiga ...
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In Kind Giving
8 Mar 2017   Harnessing & Celebrating National & International Wellbeing Days
Increasingly, schools realise the importance of wellbeing in education and the benefits, not only for our students, but for t ...
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Justin talking about the GGS Model of Positive Education
24 Feb 2017   Unpacking the GGS Model of Positive Education
Let me start this blog post in the same way that I start our short little video above: “It is my pleasure to describe the ess ...
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Positive Education session
9 Feb 2017   Giving and Positive Relationships
“Our ability to form, maintain and sustain quality relationships hugely contributes to our lives. They determine our happines ...
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Summer To-Do list
6 Dec 2016   Dare to Care this Summer
Imagine that you had set yourself the goal of developing a daily 10-minute mindfulness meditation each morning to feel less s ...
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Students in Positive Education video (thumbnail)
22 Nov 2016   Engaging Student Voice
Across the world, many schools and educators are embarking on various paths along their journey of introducing and enhancing ...
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Surf coaching at Middle School camp
8 Nov 2016   Values-based Sports Coaching 
“If you ain’t first, you’re last” - a striking quote spoken by actor Will Farrell’s fictional character, Ricky Bobby, in the ...
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Students at Bostock House
28 Oct 2016   Building belonging
Imagine a place where you feel completely safe to be yourself. It might be sitting with your family around the dining table, ...
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