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Why is Sleep so Important?

Why is Sleep so Important? Have you ever been awake at 3.00am in the morning, frustrated, unable to sleep? A third of adults in developed countries fail to get the recommended seven to nine hours … Read more

Tips for Practising Self Compassion

Tips for Practising Self Compassion Have you ever blamed yourself or beaten yourself up for making a mistake or doing something you regret? It’s easy to be tough on yourself-we tend to do it much, … Read more

Self Compassion

Self Compassion When people experience an interpersonal challenge or professional setback at work, it’s common to respond in one of  two ways. Either we become defensive and blame others, or we berate ourselves. Unfortunately, neither … Read more

Resilience – Part 4

Resilience – Part 4 Restored Resilience In the final article on resilience, we will talk about ‘restored’ or ‘learned’ resilience. Anyone can learn techniques that help build resilience and, as a result, restore the natural … Read more

Resilience – Part 3

Resilience – Part 3 What does Resilience look like? In part three of our Resilience series, we are going to look at resilient behaviour. What is it, and how it operate in our life. Some … Read more

Resilience – Part 2

Resilience – Part 2 Are you a resilient person? The American Psychological Association defines resilience as the process of adapting well in the face of trauma or tragedy, threats or other significant sources of stress(Southwick … Read more

Resilience – Part 1

Resilience – Part 1 Resilience is sometimes described as the process of adapting and bouncing back quickly in times of stress. Stress can be in the form of family or relationship problems, serious health issues, … Read more

Negativity Bias

Negativity Bias Do you ever catch yourself thinking about unpleasant encounters you have experienced or setbacks you’ve endured? We tend to be impacted more by adverse events than positive ones.  This tendency toward negative thinking … Read more

PERMAnent Happiness – “A”

PERMAnent Happiness – “A”   This is the final part of the series of “How to enjoy PERMA-NENT Happiness”. Accomplishment in the PERMA model is also known as achievement, mastery, or competence. A sense of … Read more


An Attitude of Gratitude One definition of gratitude is “An affirmation of good things and benefits we have received and the recognition that the source is outside ourselves”. Over the years, there has been much debate … Read more

Celebrating Achievers

Celebrating Achievers The recent College assembly was a great occasion to celebrate achievement within the college. Numerous students were called up to the stage and honoured for outstanding application or academic achievement within the classroom. Principal … Read more

PERMAnent Happiness – “M”

PERMAnent Happiness – “M” This is part four in the series of “How to enjoy PERMA-NENT Happiness”. The search for meaning and the need to have a sense of value and worth is an innate … Read more