Emma Wilson-Downes

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Why Does Compassion Feel So Good? Here Are Five Reasons

At the lowest points in our lives, the presence and care of just one supportive person can be transformative. Our pain or loss may be just as real, …

The Science of Resilience

Research Stories<p>The Science of Resilience<p>Why some children can thrive despite adversity<p>By: Bari Walsh<p>Posted:March 23, 2015<p>When confronted with the …

Harvard

The Benefits of Meditation for Children

Tal Rabinowitz, the owner of DEN Meditation visited the set of the KTLA News at 3p with Lu Parker and Glen Walker. Tal explained the benefits of …

Science Says This Technique Can Help You Raise Calmer, More Resilient Kids | Inc.com

My eighth grader is back to the books after a week of pneumonia-induced absence. With each missed school day came another layer of overwhelm at the thought of making up all that work.<p>He'd finish a coughing jag and immediately ask me if any teachers had emailed assignments, even though he didn't …

Mindfulness

How Reading Increases Your Emotional Intelligence & Brain Function: The Findings of Recent Scientific Studies

Reading “availeth much,” to borrow an old phrase from the King James Bible. To read is to experience more of the world than we can in person, to …

How Anxiety and Depression are Connected

By: Ti-Stephanie Larkin<p>Depression is a disorder that does not get nearly enough attention. Depressed people are often told to “cheer up” or to “look …

Even Apple Investors Are Worried About Smartphone Addiction

Two of Apple's largest investors called on the tech giant to take smartphone addiction more seriously. Research shows they're right to be …

Stop, breathe, and be mindful

MANY of us who enter New Year make auspicious and ambitious resolutions. Be it weight management, a healthy diet, physical exercise, improving …

Time management and wellbeing at work

One of the biggest challenges most people face is managing their time productively and coping with their workload in an effective manner. As …

Mental Health Green Paper - Opinion - Mental Health Lead

Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision: a green paper – Mental Health Leads – Opinion<p>The long awaited mental health green …

Mental Health

Social media, mental health and 5 other issues which need action, according to the children's commissioner

<b>Anne Longfield wants more Opportunity Areas to improve social mobility – including the North East</b>The Children's Commissioner for England has …

MPs to investigate mental health provision for young people

<b>Funding, social media and mental health professionals in schools will be examined in joint inquiry by health and education committees</b>MPs have …

Children's Voices: The Wellbeing of Children with Mental Health Needs in England

Children’s Voices: The Wellbeing of Children with Mental Health Needs in England<p>This report examines the wellbeing of vulnerable groups of children …

Life in Likes

This Children’s Commissioner’s report on the effects of social media on 8-to-12-year-olds examines the way children use social media and its effects …

Tea and Talk: Best drink of the day; best time of the day; #TeaAndTalk

Been intrigued by #WorldCupOfTea? This is what it has been leading to these last few days.<p>* * * * * *<p>When was the last time you talked to your …

Tackling bereavement with children in school

With an established background in psychology and education , author John Holland has written numerous books for JKP about bereavement and loss. In …

Teacher mental health

The Centre of Excellence for Mental Health in schools at Leeds Beckett University conducted a survey in December 2017 which was completed by more …

Social capital and why it matters

<b>Building a kind and cooperative school culture: the benefits of high social capital</b><p><b>A toxic environment</b><p>How many of you have worked in a toxic …

Classroom wellbeing and positive education by Dr Helen O’Connor

posted by cerasmusteach on behalf of Dr Helen O’Connor for 2018 #cultureofwellbeingDGInset<p>I became interested in positive education when I attended a …

Where Have All The Values Gone?

Everyone’s talking about them. VALUES!<p>It seems that the world is just waking up to the fact that when something is going wrong, there is a lack of …

Involving parents and the wider school community #cultureofwellbeingDGInset

Unless you tackle all 4 aspects simultaneously there will always be a ‘weak link’ which will prevent you from fully embedding your culture of …

Employee Wellness Surveys: Do's & Don'ts

When’s the last time you asked your employees what they want from their wellness program? When I ask this question to employers, I typically get …

School-based interventions

Children and young people spend a great deal of time at school, so it has an important role to play in their development. Time spent in school …

The A-Z of Self-Care - The Blurt Foundation

So many of us struggle with the idea of self-care. We think it’s selfish, or a luxury, or a fluffy time-suck designed for other people. But the truth …

Spotting the signs of stress: teachers & education staff

Stress is a normal part of everyday life. But when does this stress become unhealthy? We asked the clinical team at our helpline for their expert …