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A Great Introduction to Neuroplasticity and Cognitive Therapy

Despite the huge scientific steps and startling discoveries the human race has made over time, one of the most intriguing questions has still to be answered.....  How do our brains work? Many health, science, and research specialists believe we're actually on the precipice of some major neuroscientific breakthrough with one recent discovery having major implications about further understanding neuroplasticity. [...]

Stress Management in the Corporate World

In the developed world our lives have speeded up immensely and yet: There are still only 24 hours in a day We have a body that needs to: Rest, Eat, Move We have a mind that needs to: Rest, Learn, Enjoy We have a spirit that needs to: Dance, Communicate, Create Nullam Wellbeing from Club [...]

Raising Attainment through Theta Groups

You may know about our Theta Groups from a previous blog I wrote last year. The Theta Programme is aimed at children for whom social and emotional barriers have a detrimental impact on academic achievement. It is widely acknowledged that disengaged, angry, tired or over stimulated children are unable to access learning and therefore are [...]

By |March 10th, 2017|Awareness, Emotional Intelligence, Theta Groups, Training|0 Comments

Feature in Penkford School’s Magazine

We’ve been mentioned in Penkford School’s magazine this month! Recently we’ve been working closely with them and have procured a full-time school counsellor and introduced holistic initiatives to help the children with social, emotional and mental health issues. Want to know more? Take a look at the article by clicking here.

By |November 4th, 2016|Blog, Training|0 Comments

Poem by Rob Atherton

Recently tidying out some drawers I rediscovered in my ‘Lost Art of Storytelling’ folder and Rob Atherton’s poem which was one of AQP inspirational moments. As supply cover I decided to try an experiment using relaxation to stimulate creativity with a small group of ‘gentlemen’ in one of the more challenging classes. They wrote and [...]

By |August 11th, 2016|Blog, Miscellaneous|0 Comments

The Pool of Life

I found myself in a dirty, sooty city. It was night, and winter, and dark, and raining. I was in Liverpool. I walked through the dark streets. I had the feeling that there we were coming from the harbor, and that the real city was actually up above. When we reached the plateau, we found [...]

By |June 22nd, 2016|Blog, Relaxation techniques, Wellbeing and Relaxation|0 Comments

School Improvement ‘From Good to Outstanding’

Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare SMSC stands for Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural development Mental Health and Well Being Every School a Good School – A Policy for School Improvement We have just started our exciting new outreach programme for South Liverpool Primary School partnership. It set me thinking about The School Improvement agenda and so [...]

By |June 17th, 2016|Training, Wellbeing and Relaxation|0 Comments

Just Relax

Just Relax was the title of a project, funded by the Big Lottery, and run by Age Concern Liverpool & Sefton in conjunction with A Quiet Place. A Quiet Place designed a bespoke training package, unique to the needs of Age Concern Liverpool & Sefton, and providing ongoing support for the staff who undertook the training. The staff [...]

By |April 29th, 2016|Mindfulness, Relaxation techniques|0 Comments

A Typical Day in the Theta Room

A Typical day in Theta Room - Reflections from staff The creation of a Theta family experience underpins our whole day and the regular rhythm of being home and safe and going into class to develop a feeling of belonging. Our room is deliberately designed to engage different learning experiences and made up of various [...]

By |April 29th, 2016|Awareness, Blog, Emotional Intelligence, Theta Groups|0 Comments

Working with individuals of all ages and abilities – A Quiet Moment

Our work with Age Concern has been showing very interesting results. The report is attached showing how it can impact in different areas from extreme mental health issues to social and befriending services. We will be running a course on Tuesday 19th April here and further details will follow. Please click here to view to [...]

By |February 17th, 2016|Blog, Mindfulness|0 Comments