Emotions Tag

“Resilience: noun The ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change: toughness The ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity. What does it mean to be tough? Or to be elastic as a person? Maybe we bend, but never break. Maybe we...

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...

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...

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,...

What are you feeling? A question guaranteed to make a room full of adults squirm. When you think about sharing your emotions right now, would you prefer to leave the conversation or conveniently find something else to do? Maybe it’s because you don’t know how you are...

Sometimes children’s behaviour is a mystery. They know what they are doing isn’t ok and they do it anyway. As parents/educators, we often judge the behaviour as ‘good’ or ‘bad’. Those judgments dictate our response - when they are ‘good’ the child receives praise when they...

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