Building Resilience in Children - 20 Science backed strategies. Karen Young, Hey Sigmund
Dear Kids, Love from your brain. Karen Young, Hey Sigmund
Dan Siegel’s hand model of the brain: Dan Siegel
While we sleep our mind goes on an amazing journey: National Geographic
Center for the Developing Child. Harvard + comprehensive resources.
Beyond Blue - Building Resilience in Children: a Practice Guide
Beyond Blue Healthy Families Pages.
The State of Mindfulness Science. Here's what we know right now about meditation—and what we don't. Greater Good Science Centre, Berkeley.
Meditation’s Calming Effects Pinpointed in Brain. A new mouse study reveals a set of neurons that may point to physiological roots for the calming effects of breathing control. SciAmMind summary
Dr Rick Hanson. Resources for Happiness, Love & Wisdom. Global community of people bringing mindfulness meditation into their lives and making a positive impact on the lives of others.
Nature and the serious business of joy: Maria Popovo, Brain Pickings
Loneliness, a growing national challenge: Families Australia
Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love & Wisdom, by Rick Hansen (2009), New Harbinger Publications.
Silence Your Mind: A new approach to meditation that can improve your happiness, wellbeing and productivity – in just 10 minutes a day, by Ramesh Manocha (2013), Hachette.
Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life’s Greatest Challenges, by Steven Southwark & Dennis Charney (2012), Cambridge University Press.
The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It. By Kelly McGonigal (2015) Vermilion London.
PROSPER: a road map for positive schools by Toni Noble: The Positive Times
Schools turn to Mindfulness to tackle student anxiety: The Sydney Morning Herald
Imagine if we taught stillness in classrooms: Dr Lea Waters, University of Melbourne
Top 10 tips for a quality wellbeing curriculum: Institute of Positive Education Geelong Grammar
Four ways to encourage kindness in students: Greater Good Magazine UC Berkeley
Building Resilience in Children - 20 practical ways: Hey Sigmund
Mental health commission calls for action for kids under 12: Radio National
Contextual wellbeing: Creating healthy school contexts to nurture flourishing students and staff. Dr Helen Street
Why Forest Bathing is good for your health: Karen Evans, Mindful Magazine
How to use character strengths to create a positive classroom: Institute of Positive Education Geelong Grammar
What is positive education and how to apply it: Positive Psychology Program
Types of Professional and Emotional Coping Among Beginning Teachers: Research Article
Clever GUTS - linking microbes to mood: Dr Micheal Mosley
Five ways to build resilience and well-being in children: Dr Hazel Harrison
Nuns offer clues to Alzheimer's and aging - The New York Times
How to teach your kids about their inner critic - Mindful Magazine
Mindfulness works best with a whole school approach: SmilingMind
Positive early education: Expanding the reach of positive psychology into early childhood. L.Baker, S.Green and D.Falecki
Positive Tools for a Lifetime. Mental fitness programs help develop resilience. Margie Sheedy, Sydney Morning Herald
Brain Facts - 3D
Exercise is ADHD medication: The Atlantic
Three Simple Ways Parents can practice Self Compassion
Can Kindness be taught? New York Times
Three Words that can save a friendship: The Sydney Morning Herald
Building courage in kids, how to teach kids to be brave: Hey Sigmund
State of the nation starts in your street: Hugh Mackay
Take Your Mind for a Walk: Mindful.org
Compassion meditation reduces mind wandering: Stanford News
Five myths about gratitude: Dr Robert A Emmons
Feelings Matter: Kids Matter
Mindfulness and Screen Time: Harvard Graduate School of Education
The Secret Weapon - Meditation: FIVEaa
Volunteering can build resilience: the educator
Four teacher tips to creating a mindful classroom: SmilingMind
What you need for a caring classroom: Mindful.org
Seven principals for what makes a marriage work: John Gottman
Conversation skills for children: Raising Children Network
The Brain that changes itself: Norman Doidge
Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation: Dan Siegel
The Happiness Trap: Russ Harris
Why we sleep: Matthew Walker
Mindset the new psychology of success: Carol Dweck
The Strength Switch: Dr Lea Waters
Positive Psychology Coaching in practice: Suzy Green, Stephen Palmer
Thinking fast and slow: Daniel Kahneman
The Neuroscience of Human Relationships: Attachment and the Developing Social Brain: Louis Cozolino (2014), Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology.
The Art of Belonging. Hugh Mackay. (2016) PanMacmillan Australia.
The Optimistic Child: Martin Seligman
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