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A simple reminder for best practice

Posted: 19/07/2021

When we are in the midst of a challenging conversation—a supervision session, a finely-balanced meeting with a family or a conversation with someone struggling with their mental health—having a few simple, practical and visual reminders to help guide the conversation in a positive and …Read more

Rainbow Talk Feature Product

Posted: 28/05/2021

Why LGBTQI+ resources are needed Because everyone deserves respect. We share spaces with people whose ideas, beliefs and stories differ from our own. Our interests, languages, bodies and styles are many and varied, and this rich diversity is reflected in our experiences of gender, sexuality …Read more

Acts of Everyday Kindness

Posted: 27/05/2021

Acts of everyday kindness are all around us. They can come in the form of a kind word, a helping hand, a nod of appreciation, an encouraging smile, a story, a wave, a letter, a gentle caution, a friendly visit or a meal shared. …Read more

Celebrating the diversity of families

Posted: 11/05/2021

Every family is unique. Some families are big and rowdy, some a small and quiet. Some are extended, some are nuclear and some families have just one person and a cat. Families can be scattered all over the world or can all live in …Read more

Noticing the strengths of families

Posted: 11/05/2021

When we are supporting families, it can be easy to fall into the trap of focussing on deficits. This can feel difficult to avoid when we are supporting a family around a particular issue. However, creating the space for parents to notice and celebrate …Read more

Great news—optimism is a skill we can learn!

Posted: 16/04/2021

The research into the psychology of optimism is based on studies into a condition called ‘learned helplessness’. Psychologists and other researchers have discovered that people or animals show changes in behaviour when they decide they can do nothing to improve or change a situation …Read more

Anxiety Solutions for students

Posted: 03/03/2021

Teaching students skills to manage anxiety and challenge negative thinking helps them become better learners. The clinically-proven techniques in the Anxiety Solutions cards have been deliberately selected by consulting psychologist and clinical nutritionist, Selina Byrne (author of the cards) for their capacity to retrain …Read more

Anxiety Solutions for Kids

Posted: 03/03/2021

Everyone has anxious thoughts from time to time, which is why it is important to teach all children the skills they need to manage anxiety, find ways to distract and soothe themselves during stressful times and challenge negative self-talk. Anxiety Solutions for Kids was …Read more