Most of us know that physical health and mental wellbeing are closely related and that paying attention to things like sleep, diet, movement and exercise are important. As teachers, we advise students, colleagues, friends and family on such matters but how often do we practice what we preach? Teachers mental health and wellbeing: From knowing […]
Bridges and Walls: where are the walls that are acting as immovable barriers to your mental wellbeing and what can you do to make things better?
Bridges and walls are often used metaphorically to indicate connectors and enablers on the one hand and barriers or boundaries on the other. Bridges, walls and our mental wellbeing Bridges can help us: get from A to B, quickly and efficiently have adventures and new experiences connect learning from past experiences and hopes for the […]
The Good Childhood Report (Oct 2020) undertaken by the Children’s Society, reports on the level of ‘subjective wellbeing’ and happiness for children and young people. It draws on a wide range of sources including its own consultations with young people aged 8 to 19 and the OECD PISA data which covers over 600,000 15 years […]