Band Together for Hope – with Locky McWilliam

Author: Locky McWilliam

  • January 17, 2019
  • 16:10 pm

How can a bracelet strengthen wellbeing across the globe? Denise talks to Locky McWilliam, founder of Band4Hope. His aim? To increase kindness, hope and the spirit of Ubuntu, an ancient African philosophy meaning ‘humanity to others’. Learn why Locky wants us to wear and share hope.   Bio  Locky McWilliam, founder of Band4Hope, is a…

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Navigating Challenge and Change – with Dr Lucy Hone

Author: Dr Lucy Hone

  • January 17, 2019
  • 16:08 pm

In the face of adversity, how do we feel good and function well? Denise talks to Dr. Lucy Hone about the importance of resilience after loss and in daily life. Lucy shares her personal resilience journey and discusses simple, effective strategies to maintain our wellbeing even in the most challenging times.   Bio Dr Lucy…

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Calming the Anxious Brain – with Dr Emma Woodward

Author: Dr Emma Woodward

  • January 17, 2019
  • 16:04 pm

Bio Dr Emma Woodward has over 20 years’ experience working with young people, schools and in the community as a child and educational psychologist. She is the Clinical Director of NZIWR, a mother to 3 energetic boys and is currently completing a Diploma in Positive Psychology and Wellbeing.   The lowdown Historically, anxiety served the…

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High Performance – with John Quinn

Author: John Quinn

  • January 17, 2019
  • 16:00 pm

Head in the game? Learn how mindfulness and a growth mindset help us cope with challenge and failure on the sports field and beyond. Denise talks to John Quinn about teaching mental skills to athletes and students to build the resilience needed for success.   Bio Over the last 20 years, John Quinn has been…

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The Heart of a School – with Dr Sue Roffey

Author: Dr Sue Roffey

  • January 17, 2019
  • 15:51 pm

How do children learn to build quality relationships? Connection is at the heart of successful learning and behaviour change. Denise talks to Dr Sue Roffey about why learning social and emotional skills in schools matter.   Bio Dr Sue Roffey is a psychologist, academic, author, activist and speaker. As the developer of Circle Solutions, the…

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How Mindfulness Improves Wellbeing – with Grant Rix

Author: Grant Rix

  • January 17, 2019
  • 15:42 pm

How calm and present are you in your daily life? Are you ready for a mindful break from the world? Denise talks with Grant Rix about how mindfulness can help us slow down to focus on what really matters in our lives to lift our wellbeing.   Bio Grant Rix is the Director of the…

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Wellbeing for All! – with Gabrielle Kelly

Author: Gabrielle Kelly

  • January 17, 2019
  • 15:39 pm

Can we change an entire population for the better? South Australia’s goal: To be the world’s first Flourishing State. Gabrielle persuaded state leaders to adopt this audacious goal and is now tasked with finding and implementing state-wide strategies to improve mental health. Denise talks to Gabrielle Kelly about taking wellbeing to scale.   Bio Gabrielle…

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Relationship Restoration: How Do We Repair Harm? – with Marg Thorsborne

Author: Marg Thorsborne

  • January 17, 2019
  • 15:35 pm

Restorative practice builds the health and wellbeing of communities. Denise talks to Marg Thorsborne about how we can repair harm and restore relationships to maintain strong communities. Learn an effective alternative to punishment that supports wellbeing.   The lowdown Restorative practice is an approach to problem solving that focuses on the harm and damage experienced…

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From Trauma to Wellbeing – with Tom Brunzell

Author: Tom Brunzell

  • January 17, 2019
  • 15:21 pm

How do we help individuals affected by trauma? Strategies to restore trust, a sense of safety and build connection are relevant in many professions considering 40% of people have experienced trauma in their lifetime. Denise talks to Tom Brunzell about strategies to help others overcoming trauma to build wellbeing.   Bio Tom Brunzell leads Teaching…

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