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Building resilience in children with ordinary magic

Building resilience in children with ordinary magic

What if building resilience in your primary school students came down to ordinary everyday magic? All children can learn the key skills needed to be resilient. At Grow Your Mind our mission is to make this process easy for teachers, engaging for students and awe-inspiring for all.

 


Thank you Michelle Obama for waking me up to how I am feeling

Kristina Freeman

Tags emotional intelligence, emotional literacy, mental health, parent wellbeing

Thank you Michelle Obama for waking me up to how I am feeling

I am Kristina Freeman, the co-founder of the wonderful Grow Your Mind, a mental health social venture and I am also an acupuncturist. My days are often filled with writing, reading, talking and dispensing tips and treatments to help support physical and emotional wellbeing. Lately however, I have realised how very far I am from practising what I preach. This realisation came from listening to Michelle Obama acknowledge she is experiencing a form of low grade depression. This was a serious AH HA moment ( not the 80s band though that would have been fun). It was a wake up...


Creativity and how it is helping me embrace this ever changing world

Kristina Freeman

My name is Kristina, I am the co-founder of Grow Your Mind, an acupuncturist and the mother of 2 smallish humans. When the first lockdown occurred I thought I had it in the bag. Homeschooling and running a business that values being present and calm. How hard could this be? Needless to say, I learnt astonishingly quickly just how little I had in the bag... that is until something truly wonderful happened. More on that in a moment. As clusters of outbreaks continue to occur and restrictions are potentially being brought back I have been reflecting on that first period...


Parent Wellbeing Webinar - Key Messages

Alice Peel

Parent Wellbeing Webinar - Key Messages
Parents need resilience more than ever. Good news is, even as adults we can build resilience, think of it as a muscle!

Making parent wellbeing a priority during this next big change

Making parent wellbeing a priority during this next big change

Parents...we can almost hear the Eye of the Tiger theme music play as you rose to the challenge. You may have armed yourself with ways to stay calm during a pandemic. Perhaps you read our emails about nurturing the mental health of your children. We can see you, cape billowing out, hands on your hips, sweatbands on, ready for COVID 19.

However, times are a-changin. Rapidly. Again.