Author: Sara Westbrook

It can be easy to allow negative opinions and judgments become what we believe to be true about ourselves. Important reminder: You have the final say in what you choose to believe about yourself, your body, your ability, your world. Think of 3 things you are...

Believe it’s possible. ⁣Beyond the doubt. ⁣⁣Beyond the “what if’s”. ⁣⁣Beyond your ‘imposter’ feeling.⁣⁣Beyond trying to ‘figure it ALL out in advance.’ ⁣Beyond trying to be perfect. ⁣Beyond that voice in your head that sometimes says ‘you’re not enough.’⁣You are Enough! ⁣⁣Make your UPower voice Prouder, LOUDER than...

The new school year is full of excitement and challenges. Young people may worry about fitting in, liking their teachers and not being in the same class as their friends.  As parents/guardians we have lots to consider – making lunches, homework, extra-curricular activities, after school care...

It's Summer!!  There is one side of my brain saying 'YAY' and the other side saying 'Yikes! Our son Kai is going to be finished school and raring to go. I need to plan activities!'   Since I take a break from travelling and presenting in the summer...

I believe people can tell when we are experiencing emotions - they can feel it - especially our children. ⁣⁣During my ‘3 Habits of Resilient Families’ presentation I ask parents:⁣ Have you ever had your child sense something is wrong and ask you, ‘how you...

Have you wanted to try something new but you chose not to because a little voice in your head was saying: ‘I could mess up, look silly and end up feeling embarrassed.’ Mistakes can cause us to question our abilities, our self-worth and affect our confidence....

As parents and educators we encourage children to keep going, put in the effort, stay determined - all great words of advice.   We feel happy and proud when children want to try new activities, new skills and new ways of doing things. However,...

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