“Compared to You – How Am I Enough?”

“Compared to You – How Am I Enough?”

Neuropsychologists and researchers looking at the effect of positive psychology tools have found that a significant number of us do not feel as if we are enough.  This deficit manifests in health symptoms and negative behaviours – being one of the main...
The Value of Cartooning

The Value of Cartooning

The Value of Cartooning Cartooning is a simple artistic skill that blends character creation with self-expression whilst encouraging us to express our thoughts, feelings and opinions. Cartoons often incorporate caricatures, symbolism, satire, and an understanding of...
Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt

We expect children to be able to share all sorts of treasures, from new toys to treats, information to friendship; yet the reality is that when grown ups say, “share that toy with your friend,” the child’s first experience is loss – they are losing physical...
Motherhood…

Motherhood…

With so many of us watching our children go into school this week, there are so many emotions to acknowledge!  This beautiful painting by Dan Hillier is Mother Earth embracing her baby. When looking at this beautiful image, I am reminded just how much energy...
This is Mr. Perfect!

This is Mr. Perfect!

This is Mr. Perfect! “Not even a hair out of place…” Being perfect requires a huge amount of energy and for children and teens this can lead to exhaustion, frustration, and low self-esteem. These limiting beliefs and negative thoughts are far from the...
New Year: New Seedling

New Year: New Seedling

New Year Seedling…How do we raise ourselves? What are our essential nourishments for growth?How do we grow our children?Little seedlings and children require the warmth of a secure environment, compassionate watering of the soul and the essential vitamins and...