Mindfulness

Resource Resource Type Description
GoNoodle
Videos
  • Breathing
  • Brain breaks
  • Stretching
  • Dances
Smiling Mind
Audio
  • Short guided meditations
Alpha Study Music
Music
  • 3 Hour Focus Concentrate: Study Music, Focus Music, Alpha Binaural Waves
Website
  • Simple webpage app for anxiety breathing
Audio
  • Short guided mindfulness exercise that focuses on breathing
Mindfulness Meditation
Audio
  • A short fun whiteboard animation teaching kids mindfulness meditation. Owl has had a bad day at school and is having angry thoughts and feelings. She uses her observing mind to notice her thoughts, feelings and action urges, so that she can calmly choose a wise response to her situation.
Mindfulness Meditation
Video
  • Andy Puddicombe - All it takes is 10 minutes (9min 24sec)

Character Strengths

Resource Resource Type Description
Video
  • 8 minute "cloud film"
Character Strength Strategies Document
  • A Word document to use with your students
CharacterSurvey
Website
  • Get to know your character strengths.
     

Free Self-Education Short Courses - run frequently

Resource Resource Type Description
Peak Performance
Course
  • Mindfulness can help you unhook from these unproductive thought patterns and behaviours, and engage more fully with work and leisure time..

  • This practical six-week course explores the science, practice and philosophy of mindfulness. You will lean how to incorporate mindfulness practices into your life to reduce stress, improve mental health, and enhance your personal and professional life.

Sleep Hygiene and Helpful Tips

Resource Resource Type Description
Sleep Deprived
Website
  • The Sleep Connection website for Parents, Students and Teachers

Hope

Resource Resource Type Description
Powerpoint
  • HOPE explained... "the belief that the future will be better than the present, along with the belief that you have the power to make it so." Snyder, 2009
  • The powerpoint will be downloaded.
Nick Vujicic Video
  • Nick Vujicic - Overcoming hopelessness (14min 54sec)
  • "I was never crippled until I lost hope"
Sam Berns
Video
  • Sam Berns - My philosophy for a happy life (12min 44sec)
  • "No matter your obstacles, live a happy life"
Document
  • GMAS Goal planner is designed to be a tool to aid planning and outcomes for goal setting for teachers, students and parents