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Meditation & visualisation for stress and anxiety

Mediation and visualisation
8th May 2017

Meditation has become a key technique for many of us to help deal with stress and anxiety. Here Vanessa Potter, who dramatically lost her sight, explains how she used mediation and visualisation to cope and aid her recovery.

Wellbeing: mixed messages or no messages at all?

Teacher wellbeing - mixed messages
26th April 2017

Former headteacher Dr. David Dixon discusses how instead of school leaders and staff kow-towing to ‘the system’, they should look to how the system can work for them to provide a broad and balanced curriculum and a happy environment for staff and students. 

How to discuss the news with your students

Talking to students about the news
31st March 2017

After the recent Westminster attacks in London, we had a heavy reminder that the world has become an increasingly uncertain place. Here we share some techniques for discussing current events with your students.

Finding a new kind of perfect

Coloured pencils
7th February 2017

Teaching seems to attract a disproportionate amount of people prone to perfectionism. Alex Bell discusses why and what can be done about it. 

A day in the life of a helpline counsellor

Teacher in a classroom
13th December 2016

During January calls to our helpline increase. One of our helpline counsellors talks about the types of calls we receive and how we help the education staff who contact us in distress on a daily basis.