The 10 Rs of Resilience

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.

Dinnertime Debriefs

Watch Dr Weston discuss the reasons why dinnertime chats are good for children’s and teens’ resilience, wellbeing and academic attainment.

Visual Metaphors to Promote Resilience

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.

Family Resilience Game

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.

Dr Weston Talks with Professor Peter Clough: Mental Toughness

In this podcast, Dr Weston speaks to Professor Peter Clough about mental toughness, especially in children and young people. They explore the importance of understanding how different children will have different levels of mental toughness and will therefore need different types of support and challenge.

How Resilient am I?

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.