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Covid-19 wellbeing resources

Real-time resilience: Coping during Covid-19

Dr Bruce Perry – Covid-19 Stress, Distress & Trauma

Anxiety, Stress & Wellbeing

Exercise your way to better mental health

Take a mental health check during Covid-19

A guide to accept your feelings, tolerate distress, & thrive

Living with worry & anxiety amidst global uncertainty 

Lea Waters – Strength based parenting

Fun wellbeing activities for the family

Ways to work with strengths at home

Ways to work with relationships at home

Tips on how to be resilient

Sir John Kirwan's mental wellbeing app 

PESA – Covid-19 resources

Character Strengths

Character Matters

VIA Character Strengths test

The Science of Character 8min Cloud Film

Want to Bring Out The Best in People Start With Strengths - Chris Wejr

Professor Lea Waters

Professor Lea Waters Talks Strength Based Parenting

Growth Mindset

Growth Mindset Introduction - What it is, How it Works, and Why it Matters

A Study on Praise and Mindsets - Carol Dweck

Grit- the power of passion and perseverance - Angela Lee Duckworth


The basics of Mindfulness

Mindfulness Explained

Why Aren't We Teaching You Mindfulness - AnneMarie Rossi

Mindfulness in Schools - Richard Burnett

Parent Education Evenings

A parents guide to Instagram

Teenagers, sleep and the digital age

Dr Jess Shatkin – Managing High Risk Behaviour in Teens

It's Time We Talked – Young People, Sexuality and Pornography with Maree Crabbe

Mike King's guides to understanding and recognising depression

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg – How technology can help student (and parent) wellbeing

Education wellbeing resources

Understanding emotions is nearly as important as IQ for students' academic success

Mental health resources for raising children

Grow Waitaha are adding to their curated list of wellbeing resources that may help you personally and professionally during this difficult time.

A guide for parents and teachers: what to do if your teenager watches violent footage

See what teens do to reduce screen time

Listen to John Quinn on Radio NZ

John Quinn talks to Radio NZ on how he's focussing on equipping teenagers to cope with stress and pressure.

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