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 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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Ep 59: We All Carry Trauma

When you hear the word ‘trauma’ what do you think? Whether you’re aware of it or not, trauma affects every person, every day. It can show up in yourself or through the people closest to you. And inevitably it can affect your relationships, career and personal wellbeing. So how do you work through life trauma?…

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EP 58: The Guilt Trap

When was the last time you felt guilty? Was it yesterday, today, or perhaps even in the past hour? Feeling guilty, as awful as it might feel in the moment, is a healthy predictable human experience. And surprisingly, it often arises when we’re making positive changes in our life. In this solo episode, Meg Durham…

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