myHappymind Conversations

myHappymind Conversations

Hosted by: Laura Earnshaw

myHappymind Conversations brings you the latest science and research around all things self-esteem, resilience and mental wellness in kids. With a healthy dose of humor and a highly practical style Laura Earnshaw,...

Episodes

Episode 60 School transitions, how to smooth the road!

In this episode, I'm exploring why transitions can be hard and how we can make them easier. Whether it's moving schools, classes or starting secondary schools this one will help you work this through!
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A Big Thank You!

Lean into gratitude as we enter a new phase of the pandemic! Gratitude feels great, and is good for us, but sometimes we need a bit of a reminder to do it. Thanking three people who have helped you during these past...
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Books and Emotions

Books are a great tool to help your child explore their feelings. Use a character from a favourite story as a 'way in' to talk to your child about how they are feeling. This technique isn't just for children - try it...
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Just One Thing

Cut through overwhelm with this simple technique. Focus on 'just one thing' that you can do to make a step forward. This is an effective trick for grown-ups, and for for your children. If you'd like to see the videos...
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Acknowledgement

Try this exercise to acknowledge what's been going on during lockdown: the good, the not-so-good, and what we've learned. This is a powerful exercise to use yourself, then to repeat with your child, to highlight their...
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Visualising Happy!

This technique is different, but super-powerful: visualisation! When we put positive thoughts into our mind it releases the all-important happiness hormones in our brain. This is a great technique to try, then to...
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You Need To Hear This

The power of our thoughts! This year has been difficult, but how we choose to think about a situation can have huge impact on us and how we cope. Try flipping those thoughts! It's hard, but it is doable! There are...
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An Invitation

A simple invitation - come and join me in one of my three live sessions this week, designed to help you build resilience, self-esteem and happiness in your child. It's completely free, and is bound to be fun! There...
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Quote Love

A Happiness Hack to give yourself a boost - when you see positive words in front of you through the day it's a reminder that there are better days ahead! You can book a place on my upcoming free webinar by clicking...
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It's All About You

It's Random Act Of Kindness Day! How can you do something really kind… for yourself? Look after yourself, so you can look after those around you. If you'd like to see the videos of these daily recordings you can sign...
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Memory Lane

What was your happiest childhood memory? Take yourself back to that moment, immerse yourself in it, and share it. This is good for you, and a great conversation starter for your children. You can book a place on my...
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Level Up Your Listening

Here's something that's easy to forget when we're all so busy: the importance of good quality conversations. It's tempting to tune out, but that can mean that we miss a lot. Practise active listening and enjoy those...
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