Is Happiness A Skill We Can Teach?

I caught a question on a chat show this morning where they were asking “Should we teach children happiness?”. It really stopped me in my tracks! I feel like I have a right to comment on this having a) been a child and b) had and raised 3 (amazing)...

No weigh to treat children!

An article in the Daily Mail today features the views of Tory MP Dr Sarah Wollaston who has warned that action is needed to tackle the current health crisis, and as a preventative measure is suggesting that children are weighed annually as part of a school medical....

Low Self – Esteem, who is kidding who?

Recent headlines confirm that Rhianna had to have counselling to get over her low self esteem before her recent concerts to combat her nerves. Of course this was manna from heaven for the media, but it is indeed a sad indictment of how some individuals are perceived...

What have Roger Bannister and Bee’s got in common?

It’s probably the most quoted achievement in personal development literature, but 60 years ago today Roger Bannister was the first man to run a mile in less than 4 minutes. Prior to that athletes were reliably informed that to do so would cause so much pressure...