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Cultivating creativity

Cultivating creativity

Posted by James Cummins
Categories: Connect - Purveyor of Positivity - Mindfulness - Mindful Movement - Accredited Exercise Scientist - Accredited Exercise Physiology - One wave is all it takes - visible wellbeing - positive parenting - wellbeing - positive education - school - Mental health - positive psychology - meditation - smiling mind - + positive education - + education

In this blog post I have a crack at cultivating creativity… Pos Ed  (Positive Education) style!  Journalling has longed been held as a effective and efficient medium to foster creativity, enhance cognitive processing, social and emotional development and increase communications skills. Children start to learn how to use a journal early in their academic career […]

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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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Three of my favourite things… (Positive Education)

Three of my favourite things… (Positive Education)

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

At a recent Early Childhood Educators conference I was asked to prepare a keynote on the following theme: How to use mindfulness, play and movement to enable resilience and improve wellbeing in children. Please enjoy the framework of this presentation. Context: 1. Accredited Exercise Physiologist & Scientist providing clinical exercise and behaviour change interventions for […]

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