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Hawthorns School – Summer Newsletter

http://www.hawthorns.tameside.sch.uk/ Part of the A Quiet Place process is to get feedback from the parents, here is an example of some of the comments that we get to show how the Quiet Place helps our children deal with their feelings and emotions not just at school but at home. Parent Comment: The Quiet Place is [...]

By |2019-08-23T20:35:50+00:00August 6th, 2014|Blog, Training|Comments Off on Hawthorns School – Summer Newsletter

Review: The Practical Well-being Programme: Activities and Exercises by Penny Moon

Mike Wright reviews this important book for CPEA Ltd – social care, children’s services and management associates - original article here For Penny Moon, ‘The Practical Well-being Programme’ is a book that ‘introduces readers to the underlying principles and approaches associated with a holistic approach to well-being in educational and other social contexts’. To do [...]

By |2019-06-04T10:57:55+00:00July 3rd, 2014|Blog, Training|Comments Off on Review: The Practical Well-being Programme: Activities and Exercises by Penny Moon

Unending Love

I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times… In life after life, in age after age, forever. My spellbound heart has made and remade the necklace of songs, That you take as a gift, wear round your neck in your many forms, In life after life, in age after age, forever. Whenever [...]

By |2019-08-23T20:37:15+00:00May 8th, 2014|Mindfulness, Meditation and Spiritual Intelligence|Comments Off on Unending Love

History of Mental Health

I was asked to run a training session on attachment disorder, most relevant in the school in which we work. So I spent an interesting few hours researching and dipping into a favourite but shocking book by Elaine Showalter ‘The Female Malady: Women, Madness and English Culture, 1830-1980. Focusing on attachment disorder a key theory [...]

By |2019-08-23T20:40:40+00:00May 8th, 2014|Training|Comments Off on History of Mental Health

Blog for Christmas 2013

I had a reminder of this story that has been about forever but never loses its relevance via Hare Krishna. As a child of the Sixties I remember them tinkling and dancing about our streets with happy grins on their faces, an exotic Salvation Army, wherever did they go? To Russia perhaps, anyway enjoy! Thanks [...]

By |2019-08-23T20:44:49+00:00December 23rd, 2013|Awareness, Blog, Mindfulness|Comments Off on Blog for Christmas 2013