Back in the 1970s when I was growing up, before the era of touch screens and computer games, Weebles were all the rage. These little egg-shaped toys were perfectly balanced, earning themselves the strap line: “Weebles wobble but they don’t fall down”. And it was true, they didn’t. Whether their
Resilience is a word that we hear and read a lot about at the moment. It can be defined as the capacity to recover quickly from set-backs, difficulties or life changes. Whilst the ability to bounce back from challenging situations is clearly a step in the right direction and much
Do you pay attention to everything your mind tells you? Our minds can take us on a wild goose ride with all the “What if’s” and “I should have’s.” The mind is the main cause of the “Worrier” in us and is the culprit for our automatic tendency to “beat
It’s time to give yourself a break. After all, you deserve one. Source: 6 Ways to Stop (Mentally) Beating Yourself Up | Psychology Today
While stress causes some people to crumble, mentally strong people continue to thrive in the midst of added tension. Source: 7 Ways People With Phenomenal Mental Toughness Combat Stress
Parents sometimes fall into the trap of choreographing their child’s success. Source: 7 Steps to Build Resilient Children Who Aren’t Afraid to Fail: Resilience is the ability to bounce back from and cope well with challenges. I work with teenagers to help them develop resilience using the Thrive for Teenagers Programme.
If you are a teenager, life can sometimes feel pretty dramatic: like a rollercoaster ride, full of ups and downs. It is totally possible, though, to enjoy your teenage years by learning how to: Deal effectively with life’s challenges Understand your fluctuating moods and how your thinking affects them Effectively