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Teaching and practicing the skills of wellbeing

Teaching and practicing the skills of wellbeing

Posted by James Cummins
Categories: positive psychology - meditation - smiling mind - + positive education - + education - + parenting - + exercises - + events

In the face of rising levels of poor mental health, it is critical we equip ourselves and the young people in our care with the knowledge & skills to build and broaden levels of resilience. Teaching and practicing the skills of wellbeing and positive education can and will buffer against the increasing distress in a […]

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Question: Why practice mindfulness?

Question: Why practice mindfulness?

Posted by James Cummins
Categories: positive psychology - meditation - smiling mind - + positive education - + education - + parenting

Answer: To reduce the impact of stress. As humans we are experiencing alarming rates of stress. The speed of life, instant messaging, the trend of instant gratification, an ever increasing ability “to see more, do more and be more” is having a noticeable impact. Poor health levels continue to rise. Like the rising seas of […]

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Too busy for mindfulness?

Too busy for mindfulness?

Posted by James Cummins
Categories: + positive education - + education - + parenting - + exercises - + events - + video

Too busy for mindfulness? I was reminded of this while kicking the footy at the park. The autumn season means the grass is green and sweet.  The sky is  a beautiful clear blue and the air is crips and clean. In this moment, I took a breath, slow and deliberate. For this present moment I was […]

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