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Dec 9, 2019

Today is the first of a two-part special guest episode of the "For Flourishing's Sake" podcast.

Lee Jackson is a motivational speaker and author of ‘How to enjoy and succeed in school and college’. A former youth worker (and Hip Hop DJ!), he now works in businesses, schools and colleges helping people to Get Good®...


Dec 2, 2019

Welcome to episode 14.  I asked you to choose this week’s topic and you chose Zimbardo’s Time Perspectives, so today I’m going to share with you how understanding and playing with your time perspective preferences can help you - and the children you work with - flourish.

The psychologist Philip Zimbardo is largely...


Nov 25, 2019

In this episode, I bring you a very special guest who made the beginning of my MSc in Applied Positive Psychology utterly magical (more on this in the audio). 

Christian van Nieuwerburgh is a highly regarded executive coach, leadership consultant and academic with an international reputation. He is a thought leader in...


Nov 18, 2019

Welcome to episode 12.  Today, I would like you to consider what your life might be like if everything went exactly the way you want it to go.

Let me take a step back. On Sunday 16th November, I celebrated the first anniversary of my life-changing weight-loss surgery.  I won’t go into great detail here, but if you...


Nov 11, 2019

Today is the start of #AntiBullyingWeek in the UK, or as my guest Adrian Bethune calls it, "it's cool to be kind" week.  Wednesday 13th November is Kindness Day

Adrian embodies kindness in his speaking, his writing and his everyday work.  He is a teacher, the author of 'Wellbeing in the Primary Classroom' and the...