Ep71: Authentic Leadership

Are you an educator looking to evolve and improve your leadership skills? In this heartfelt episode, Meg Durham sits down with Katrina Bourke, a leadership coach for educators, to discuss the evolution of leadership and how to find your ‘sacred ground’ as a leader, no matter your role in the education system. From the changing…

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Ep 70: Holistic Psychology

Are you living your life on autopilot and struggling to prioritise self-care? In this episode, Meg Durham celebrates the 70th episode of The School of Wellbeing podcast by having a special conversation with guest Dr Nicole LaPera. You may know her as The Holistic Psychologist on Instagram, with over 6M followers! The two talk about…

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Ep 69: Thinking Traps

Are you an educator looking for ways to help you and your students break free from unhelpful thinking patterns? In this episode of The School of Wellbeing, I chat with Ben Scholl and David Berlinski co-founders of Toolbox Education to discuss the concept of “thinking traps” and how they can impact our lives. Ben and…

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Ep 68:Self-Compassion

How do you treat yourself when things don’t go to plan, and you don’t live up to your expectations? And what is the tone of your inner dialogue? Is it gentle, kind, harsh, judgmental, or even brutal? We often speak to ourselves in ways we never dream of speaking to others. In this heartfelt episode,…

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Ep 67: Self-Sabotage

Are you tired of setting big, unrealistic goals for yourself only to feel discouraged when you don’t achieve them? In this heartfelt conversation, Meg chats with Psychologist and author Dr Rebecca Ray about how often we set ourselves up for failure and self-sabotage without even realising it. The two discuss how change and growth come from small, consistent actions…

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Ep 64: The Ripple Effect of Staff Wellbeing

What is the consequence of not focusing on staff wellbeing, in school communities? Despite the challenges of being a teacher, most stay in the profession for the love of working with young people. In this heartfelt conversation, Professor Donna Cross and Meg discuss how important teacher wellbeing is in the workplace. Teacher wellbeing has a…

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Ep 63: Rites of Passage

How did you celebrate graduating from school? What about getting your first job? As a society, do we honour and celebrate important life transitions appropriately? Whereas many cultures recognise and honour rites of passage, it’s believed that western culture has lost the essence of these critical transitions, leading to stunted developmental growth in all stages…

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Ep 62: Living Well Despite Struggle

Is it possible to feel good and function well, despite the struggles of life? Struggling is a part of life, but it shouldn’t have the power to stop you from living well. In this heartfelt episode of the School of Wellbeing podcast, Meg speaks with the associate professor at the University of Melbourne’s Graduate School…

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Ep 61: Sweet Poison: The Addictive Nature of Sugar

What is your relationship like with sugar? Get ready for an episode that will change the way you look at your eating, exercise and wellbeing habits. In this week’s episode, David Gillespie, author of Sweet Poison, chats with Meg Durham about the surprising dangers of sugar and its addictive nature. In a diet culture that…

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Ep 60: Life, Love and Loss

TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains adult conversations about disordered eating and mental illness. Please make sure you’re in a good headspace before listening. And if you need to talk to someone, please get in touch with your local suicide prevention or emergency services. How well do we really know someone who lives in the spotlight? …

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