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  • Creatures of Paradox and Glory

    Published 11/01/19

    a mass of contradictions ... a paradox ... my life, your life, each of our lives.  And just how do we live with this mass of contradictions?

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  • Light up the dark months

    Published 06/12/18

    These are dark and uncertain times for all of us. This particular December day is not exactly helping! In terms of our own and our children’s well-being, it’s important to be aware that both literal and metaphorical darkness have their effect. 

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  • Be kind to yourself

    Published 16/11/18

    A neuroscientist and a Buddhist monk discuss the role of compassion in mental health. No, this isn’t the start of an unusual joke, it’s a very helpful book called Mindful Compassion by Paul Gilbert & Choden.

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  • Creating Self-Esteem

    Published 17/10/18

    What is the typical Warwick boy like? Creative? Curious? Confident?

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  • Mental Health Awareness Day

    Published 10/10/18

    Wednesday October 10th

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  • Happiness

    Published 05/10/18

    Happiness is a doing word. 

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  • Busyness

    Published 19/09/18

    ‘Attend to what love requires of you which may not be great busyness.’

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  • Shelf help reading

    Published 11/07/18

    One of the perks of working in school is that the summer holidays can provide a great opportunity to indulge in more reading!

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  • Brain Hack – you have been hacked by your phone

    Published 06/07/18

    UK adults check their phones about 33 times per day. Young people aged between 16 & 19 average 90 checks per day. 

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  • Time for a break!

    Published 26/06/18

    The summer term is often seen as quite chilled, once the public examinations are over.

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  • Fortnite

    Published 20/06/18

    ‘Fortnite’ is deliberately designed to be addictive to children and exploits the ‘I want to play with guns’ urge (a relic of our tribal ancestry).

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  • Empathy

    Published 15/06/18

    The key to compassion; the ability to feel what another feels. How empathetic are you?

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