Psychological Capital as a Wellbeing Model — with Mike Anderson

What does PsychCap look like in schools? In this episode, Denise and Mike discuss the value of using the Psychological Capital framework in an educational environment. The acronym H.E.R.O. represents the four pillars of this model: Hope, Self-Efficacy, Resilience, Optimism. Mike believes HERO overlaps significantly with John Hattie’s work, particularly in regards to teacher and…

Wellbeing for All! – with Gabrielle Kelly

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…

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

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…

From Trauma to Wellbeing – with Tom Brunzell

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…