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Some stories, some science and a ton of resources to help you be happier.

Who’s Crazy About Your Child at School?

"In order to develop normally, a child needs the enduring irrational involvement of one or more adults in care of and in joint activity with that child.  In short, somebody has got to be crazy about that kid." ~Brofenbrenner Parenting is hard. Kids don’t come with a...

What Positive Education Looks Like in Action

I recently spent a month at Geelong Grammar School. For any positive psychology or positive education junkies out there, you will know that this is the mecca for wellbeing educators. A little over 10 years ago a team of teachers from GGS flew to UPenn to learn...

The First Step to Happier Habits

When scientists discuss wellbeing they look at the domains of PERMA as discussed by Martin Seligman and add H for physical health. Knowing what is needed to create optimal health and wellbeing is one thing but actually forming the habits of regularly doing what you...

Positive Education in a Nutshell

  Historically psychologists have dealt with mental health deficiency or mental illness. One pioneer, Martin Seligman, recognized that the absence of metal illbeing was not the same as mental wellbeing; if you remove unhappiness you don’t get happiness. Thus began the...