Tag: resilience

  • Our achilles heel has become our superpower

    Our achilles heel has become our superpower

    For 7 years we have been on a content writing mission. We have prided ourselves on creating innovative, playful and research informed lessons and learning activities for you to use with your students. This has included but not limited to: You name it, we have been busy creating and writing it. Our aim has always…

  • Mental fitness must start in primary school

    Mental fitness must start in primary school

    My Sifiting Sooty (Reticular Activating System) picked up two fantastic pieces of news this week: In Wootten’s words: “That means if we work hard during childhood to build skills and strategies and ensure kids are feeling supported, connected and safe, we could see eight times fewer people experiencing mental illness later in life.” Let that…

  • Changing the story of anxiety in kids

    Changing the story of anxiety in kids

    Why are so many kids anxious? I went bushwalking with two of my oldest friends the other day. Thrown in the mix of giggles and chats about life was the question – why are so many kids anxious? Everyone had a slightly different take on the reasons. I stumbled through my response and shared that…

  • 5 ways PESA 2022 conference has created change in our lives

    5 ways PESA 2022 conference has created change in our lives

    What a magnificent event the PESA 2022 conference was.The combination of being back in person, reflecting on the last few years and hearing the research that is coming out from this time left us feeling deeply optimistic. As a result of attending and contributing we are more committed than ever to our mission of playful…

  • A cultural shift in how we think about mental health

    A cultural shift in how we think about mental health

    by Alice Peel October 14, 2021 Let us begin by saying: BRING IT ON! BRING ON the National Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy, an initiative of the Australian Government’s National Mental Health Commission.  BRING ON the fact that this is the first time a national government has developed a strategy that considers mental health and wellbeing…

  • A ticking emotional time bomb: being a school principal in 2021

    A ticking emotional time bomb: being a school principal in 2021

    by Alice Peel July 5, 2021 we meet serving the wide variety of schools that Grow Your Mind is in. Even if you are not a leader the reasons why this particular role may be stressful are glaringly obvious: Students! Parents! Staff! COVID-19! The ACU’s 2020 Principal’s Health and Wellbeing report found that our school leaders are not only overwhelmed by the…


Login for Schools signed after 11th October 2023

Login for Schools signed up before 11th October 2023

We have just launched the Grow Your Mind schools program on a new LMS platform, with improved user experience and new features. We will be migrating all our schools across to this platform over the coming months. If you have any questions please get in touch.

Hannah, a Grow Your Mind ambassador teacher, shows how she uses the emotional checkin tool

Co-Founder and Director of Content Alice Peel talks about the Grow Your Mind Schools Program

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