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

Parenting Myths Busted - BRAND NEW Series

Season #1

🎉 Say hello to, Parenting Myths Busted my BRAND NEW podcast series coming soon! 🔍 I'll be exploring the most common 'Parenting Myths' that we've all heard before...including how NOT to build self esteem in your kids!...
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Episode 64 - What My Families Students Wish They Would Have Known

In this weeks episode of the myHappymind podcast, I look at 3 of the biggest things that my Families Students wish they would have known! Throughout our time as parents, we will undoubtedly hit bumps in the road and...
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Episode 63 - Blended Families Feat. Author Jennie Guay

In this episode, I talk to Jennie Guay. A friend and the author of Howie Blend: Playdate Adventures with Family and Friends. As part of a same-sex family, Jennie’s main goal was to create a story reflective of her own...
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Episode 62 - Parenting through challenges

 In this episode, we will be looking at some of the most common mistakes that parents make when children are facing challenges.   Everyone goes through challenges, so It’s not about trying to prevent them from ever...
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Episode 61 Back to School

In this episode, I’m discussing the transition that comes with kids finally going back to school after the Summer Holidays. Making sure the kids are okay as they get ready to go back to school is a must but… It’s just...
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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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