For children, just like adults, using their top (or signature) strengths feels energising, motivating and like we are using the best of ourselves. This builds a sense of self-esteem, competence and wellbeing that can grow over time. As a parent, focusing on our children’s strengths, positive qualities and future potential—rather than what they don’t do well—enables them to see the best in themselves and work toward becoming better.
This joyous day was founded on June 28 2012 by United Nations adviser Jayme Illien who came up with the idea of a U.N Resolution that recognised the pursuit of happiness as a human right and a “fundamental human goal”, and called for “a more inclusive, equitable and balanced approach to economic growth that promotes the happiness and well-being of all peoples”.
“O sleep, O gentle sleep, nature’s soft nurse” – William Shakespeare We all know how glorious it feels to be well rested. Waking up after a solid, unbroken night’s sleep, feeling invigorated, ready for the day, and prepared to face the world as the best version of ourselves. We also all probably know how it feels when you have not had a good night’s sleep, or several in a [...]