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Purveyor of Positivity

Purveyor of Positivity

Posted by James Cummins
Categories: visible wellbeing - positive parenting - wellbeing - positive education - PESA 2018 - Mental health - positive psychology

I genuinely attempt to live up to the self appointed title of a ‘Purveyor of Positivity’ on a daily basis and aspire to optimistically celebrate character strengths, cultivate healthy emotions, practice mindfulness daily, create helpful connections with the people I meet. My desire to pursue a career in teaching began almost 20 years ago with […]

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Visible Wellbeing… Can you kick it?  Yes you can!

Visible Wellbeing… Can you kick it? Yes you can!

Posted by James Cummins
Categories: visible wellbeing - positive parenting - wellbeing - positive education - school - PESA 2018 - Mental health - positive psychology - meditation - smiling mind - + positive education - + education - + parenting

Question: Where does wellbeing start? Answer: It starts with me and it starts with you. It commences with the intentional thought to model or share wellbeing and then this can transform into acts of wellbeing. Where does wellbeing start at School? It starts with the educator and are we not all we educators? We all […]

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What do you want most for your children?

What do you want most for your children?

Posted by James Cummins
Categories: wellbeing - positive education - school - + positive education - + education - + parenting

Positive Education What do you most want for your child or children?  When I contemplate what I want most for my children and the students I work with, my simple answer is ‘Wellbeing’. I want them to possess and practice the skills of wellbeing. Learning and practicing the knowledge and skills to self manage and nourish one’s […]

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