Real-time Resilience #10: Sparklers at Home — Supporting Young People and Their Families

This week, Denise spoke with Anna Mowat, content creator for Sparklers and they discussed strategies for people looking after young children including: Look after yourself – that means lowering the bar – expect less of yourself and others during this time. And forgive your mistakes. Emotions may run high –do what keeps you and your…

Real-time Resilience: School’s Back Online: How to Avoid the Overwhelm

This week was a start back to online school for students around the country. We know teachers will have been feeling more nervous than students so Adrienne Buckingham talked to Rowan Taigel, experienced educator and wellbeing facilitator with NZIWR and WhatifPLD, about advice for teachers this week. Her focus on high tolerance and low expectations,…

Real-time Resilience: Sparklers at Home – Supporting Young People and Their Families

This week, Denise spoke with Anna Mowat, content creator for Sparklers and they discussed strategies for people looking after young children including: Look after yourself – that means lowering the bar – expect less of yourself and others during this time. And forgive your mistakes. Emotions may run high –do what keeps you and your…

Real-time Resilience #9: School’s Back Online: how to avoid the overwhelm

This week was a start back to online school for students around the country. We know teachers will have been feeling more nervous than students so Adrienne Buckingham talked to Rowan Taigel, experienced educator and wellbeing facilitator with NZIWR and WhatifPLD, about advice for teachers this week. Her focus on high tolerance and low expectations,…

Cultural Responsiveness — with Dr Brenda Dobia

Why does paying attention to culture matter for Wellbeing? In this episode, Denise and Brenda discuss how families and schools can work together to build a resilient context for community members. Internal resources are only part of the equation for strengthening wellbeing and resilience. Brenda argues that we need to think about wellbeing in terms…