Feelings Tag

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....

Recently I witnessed an adult reprimanding a child for bad behaviour. The child’s body language was hunched over, closed and defensive - not ideal for getting a message across. As parents and educators we want to teach valuable lessons that develop character and appropriate behaviour and...

Times have certainly changed. As a young person I used to play outside, explore my neighbourhood, ride my bike and spend time with friends at local playgrounds and community centres, often without a parent. A much different picture to how many young people are spending their time now....

Q: I'm changing schools because I'm moving to a new city and I'll be leaving all my friends. I don’t know what to do. A: Leaving behind all that is familiar can be difficult and scary. Change can bring about many different emotions: excitement of what's...

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