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
Great leaders, whether in education or business achieve better results when they use both their skills and experience alongside emotional intelligence (EI) competencies. In the changing reality of 21st century learning it is no longer enough to be proficient in strategic planning and curriculum. Great leaders in education are now being defined from the rest by their ability … [Read more...] about Leading with Emotional Intelligence: 3 Practical steps you can take to increase your emotional intelligence
In addition to giving us life; water has been used over time for many sacred healing rituals and ceremonies. Mystics throughout the ages have and utilised the energetic properties of water. There are so many ways that water can bring a sense of peace and calm to your life. Whether it is a warm shower or just simply looking at the waves crashing onto the shore – once you feel a … [Read more...] about The metaphysical power of water