Do any of these sound familiar? There is no strength without adversity. No growth without challenge. Or if you’re a gym goer, the classic “No Pain No Gain.” There is no question that challenges [...]
Energy Zappers – How our child’s environment can impact their ability to manage stress and cope in the world.
Hurried changeovers and long trips, being squashed like a sardine, worrying about losing children among the vast crowds, loud noises and constant visual stimulation, missed connections and [...]
I want you to think of something that you are afraid of. Something that causes you true anxiety. Maybe it’s flying… Or public speaking… Or swimming… Now I want you to think about how you react if [...]
“Mummy I hate it here at Grandpa’s. I just want to go home.” (Tears, screaming and throwing things) Two hours later. “I don’t want to gohome, I want to stay here at Grandpa’s.” (Happy, content, [...]
So how can schools and parents help the next generation learn ways to ‘be’ that enable young people to become their best selves, develop confidence in who they are, increase their chances [...]
Learning to Be is one of the four pillars of education described by Jacques Delors in his report for UNESCO on Education in the 21st Century. Launchpad house focuses on these four pillars and [...]