15 fun + creative kids’ self development ideas to help make growing up easier. Learn online with Smiley Coach Lisa Parkes, either in the classroom or at home.
Well! What a year 2020 has been. We weren’t expecting that, were we? As the magic of Christmas beckons, it’s time to see if it has left us any surprise gifts under the Christmas Tree. I’ve made you a hot chocolate with marshmallows, so come and sit with me for some festive chit-chat
Do you find it hard to pick yourself up again when life goes wrong? To bounce back from a broken friendship, a failed test, a low grade can be tricky. It takes time. Or what about when you’re not chosen for the team or play a particular part or role. It sucks I know.
Is that what failure feels like to you? The thing you really wanted to happen, feels out of your reach and you’re left wondering when it will be your turn? Well, you’re most certainly not a failure and in this episode, I’m going to tell you how to feel differently about failure using my Bouncy Castle skills. When it doesn’t happen for you or it’s not your turn, it’s all OK. The sky most certainly is not falling on our heads!
Emotional resilience is our ability to cope with stress. This is an essential life skill I teach children so they can thrive in a busy world. When you know you can handle whatever life throws at you, it’s very liberating.