This is by no means a definitive or exhaustive list, it’s actually just off the top of my head and in no particular order. Feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments section below and I’ll try to keep adding to this page.

I hope you find it useful.

Dan

Books I like.

Happier by Tal Ben Shahar

Flourish by Martin Seligman

The Element & Finding Your Element by Sir Ken Robinson

Drive by Dan Pink

Mindset by Carol Dweck

The Art of Happiness in a Troubled World – The Dalai Lama

Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Resources/Theories

Broaden & Build Theory

Senseability – Beyond Blue

HeadStrong – Black Dog Institute

Teaching Wellbeing at Wellington College, UK

My Wellbeing – PERMA in your life as a teacher

Signature Strengths – How can you incorporate strengths language into your subjects, pastoral time or school culture

Gratitude – Write a gratitude letter

Random Acts of Kindness – Check out these articles I wrote for Generation Next as to how to “do” kindness in schools… Random acts of kindness and How to do kindness in schools…

Mindfulness – There are heaps of ways to practice mindfulness. This is one program that is having great results in schools.

Interesting Websites

Wellbeing Australia

Positive Psychology News Daily

Smiling Mind

Greater Good

Psychology Today

Authentic Happiness

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