This video breaks down the 10 main components of resilience, and gives you easy suggestions for boosting it. Hopefully, you will recognise some of the tips as things that you already do, as well as learn some new ideas that you can work on.
Using metaphors in family life can help to promote children’s emotional, academic and digital resilience. In this video, Dr Weston will tell you about some of her favourites, giving you some inspiration for metaphors that could work for you.
Creating a mentally healthy environment for children, staff and parents, should be a priority for all schools. Here are 50 simple tips which will help to make your school a happy place.
Help your children to appreciate and accept their bodies by promoting positive body image. Learn why this is such an important issue, and what you can do to cultivate happy, healthy young people.
As parents, we have the power to make a considerable difference to the way our children think and feel about their bodies. Listen to Dr Weston’s top tips to help your child cultivate a positive body image.
Watch Dr Weston discuss the reasons why dinnertime chats are good for children’s and teens’ resilience, wellbeing and academic attainment.
These family conversation starters are perfect for helping us to feel optimistic in this uncertain time. Cut them out and pop them in a hat. Use them to prompt chats about things you and your children are grateful or hopeful about.
The wellbeing of all school staff is hugely important. Schools can be challenging places and teaching is a difficult job. Returning to school this year may feel more daunting than most. It’s crucial that everyone working in the school environment cultivates their own resilience, find ways to relax and feel proud of their achievements. Our worksheet will help you to reflect on your worries and plan your goals.
In this podcast, Dr Charlotte Markey discusses how parents can help their children, particularly girls, navigate puberty, social media and relationships, whilst maintaining a positive body image.
It’s good to remember who is there for us and how resilient we are. Encourage your child to fill in this worksheet and help them to recognise their skills, abilities and support network.