The spiritual symbol for Easter is the humble egg. Whether religion is part of your life or not, this time of year can hold so many opportunities to bask in the freshness of how new life unfolds all around us. When we connect with the energy or feel the space of new life, we are reminded of the presence of hope. When we are connected with hope then we will see opportunities … [Read more...] about Easter’s a time for unwrapping the new gifts of life
Did you know that kindness is good for your heart and slows down the ageing process? Monday 13th November is World Kindness Day. Did you know that kindness is actually great for your health? It can slow down the ageing process? Kindness is healthy for your brain and your body. Research has shown that; 1.Kindness is anti ageing and helps to reduce heart disease Kindness … [Read more...] about World Kindness Day
Published on October 7, 2017 Everything has a beginning, middle and end. Everything. We all love the beginnings. Our experience of the middle can be mixed and as humans we all have an interesting relationship with endings. In western society we don’t do endings well. We try to ignore that they exist for a while and then when they come we do all we can not to feel … [Read more...] about Marriage, separation and practicing what I teach : insights from a relationship therapist as I navigate my own marriage breakup.
Research is now showing that a child’s sense of physical and emotional safety needs to be established to ensure their brain has optimal conditions for learning. Essentially, brains that are distressed are less able to learn. As we understand more about how the brain works, it creates an opportunity for educators to adapt current teaching strategies to maximize each child’s … [Read more...] about Brain Power: What does a brain need to learn?
This article was first published in Kindness On Purpose Empathy is a funny word that can be confusing to understand. At best many see empathy as being a wishy washy concept that has something to do with other people's feelings. The Oxford Dictionary defines empathy as the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Increasing empathy in schools … [Read more...] about 10 Ways empathy will transform your child’s life