Category Archives: Building Resilience

Get Active

Overview The main focus of this unit is on building understanding of how keeping physically active can also help to contribute to our mental health. Exercise releases endorphins and dopamine – brain chemicals that affect our mood and make us … Continue reading

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Look On The Bright Side

Overview The main focus of this unit is on how the importance for our wellbeing on how we perceive, interpret and respond to the events that happen to us. Research has found that it is not necessarily the events or … Continue reading

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Make A Difference

Overview The focus of this unit is on the importance of contributing in big and small ways to make a difference to individuals, our community and our world. Research has found that engaging in activities which are meaningful and altruistic … Continue reading

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Be Kind to Others

Overview The main focus of this unit is on the importance of being kind to ourselves and others. It is always lovely to be on the receiving end of a thank you or a kind act but research has found … Continue reading

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Talk Things Over

Unit 5 – Talk Things Over This unit explores how at times we all feel worried and the importance of dealing with worries. Through a variety of approaches and activities the children are encouraged to share and talk about what … Continue reading

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