We’ve all been on the receiving end of critical feedback at some stage in our lives. It never feels good to hear that something you’ve done has fallen short of expectations or not quite made the grade. However, most of us are capable of picking ourselves up, dusting ourselves off and moving on. We are … Continue reading The common blunder parents make when teaching their children about resilience
Today, Moriah joined schools across Australia to support the ninth National Day of Action (NDA) against Bullying and Violence. Among other activities, our Primary and High School assemblies featured student-led presentations to address the issues of bullying and highlight the changes we can make to create a safe and supportive environment for everyone. But positive … Continue reading Bullying. No way!
"to sleep, perchance to dream – ay, there's the rub..."William Shakespeare, Hamlet Act-III, Scene-I Every day, in one way or another, I have a conversation with someone (or myself), on the subject of sleep. It is curious that something that should be as natural as a sneeze or a blink, has become a vast and … Continue reading How to turn sleeping into the most productive part of your day
Among the many quotes I have collected over the years, there is one that I always make sure to keep in the front of my diary. I do this because every time I open my diary, I am forced to read it and reflect on it. The quote reads as follows: “success in life does … Continue reading Is your child missing out on these opportunities?
Experimentation with drugs and alcohol is part of the lives of many young people, and it seems that the age of initiation is becoming younger and younger.Talking to our teenagers about drug and alcohol abuse must be an ongoing conversation – not a one-off event, especially as our children are now being drawn to a … Continue reading The conversation we need to have about drugs and alcohol