Children learn more from what you do than what you say, so your resilience—the way they watch you approach adversity—affects theirs. Explore these mindful strategies for building awareness around challenging experiences.

Imagine two equally talented graduates at their f...

It's not about permissive parenting, says Dr. Dan Siegel in his new book "Yes Brain" with co-author Tina Payne Bryson. It's about using "yes" to find ways to relate, which encourages kids to explore and be resilient, instead of starting at "no," which shuts them down.

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  • 20% of adolescents may experience a mental health problem in any one year 

  • Research into a new school study programme has revealed huge improvements in mental health in young people 

  • Dozens of schools across England have been testing an evidence...

A really interesting article recently published by welldoing.org. Well worth a read.

I recently saw a 10 year old boy who was struggling with his parents' breakup. He was living with his mother and younger brother and had regular contact with his father over Skype.  On...

The African proverb “It takes a village to raise a child” is much quoted and the idea that a child might need more than one person to support their development is by no means an unfamiliar concept. Children thrive as they grow if they are surrounded by loving, supporti...

Most people will have low self-esteem at some point in their lives. Whether you’re a child, a young person or an adult, we’re all vulnerable.

Self-esteem is how you think and feel about yourself. This may be primarily positive or negative, or it may move between the two...

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As a Counsellor, Mindfulness Teacher and Therapist I work with a very diverse and neuro-diverse client base. Often I will work with clients that appea...