EP 82: Ferocious Warmth & Balancing The Head And Heart Of Leadership

How do successful school leaders manage to balance their passion and drive with empathy and human connection? In this episode of the School of Wellbeing podcast, host Meg Durham sits down with Tracey Ezard, author of Ferocious Warmth, to explore this very topic. Discover the concept of ferocious warmth and how it can help leaders…

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Ep 81: Matrescence Matters & The Impact Of Pregnancy And Motherhood On The Brain

In this episode, we celebrate Mother’s Day with a conversation about Matrescence, a woman’s journey through pregnancy, birth, postnatal, and beyond. An increase in hormones, changes in self-perception, adjustments in social context, and increased risks of mental health problems such as anxiety and depression are all examples of what a woman may experience during this…

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Ep 73: Manage Your Energy

Are you a big-hearted and busy educator looking for practical ways to protect and generate your most precious resource – your energy? Join Meg Durham in this solo episode as she explores the traditional approach to energy management and shares tips on how to take ownership of your energy levels to thrive in school life.…

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Ep 72: The New Rulebook

Are you ready to break free from outdated norms and embrace a post-pandemic approach that prioritises wellbeing? Join Meg Durham as she welcomes clinical psychologist Chris Cheers to dive into his revolutionary new book, ‘The New Rule Book: Notes from a Psychologist to Help You Redefine the Way You Live’. Chris and Meg explore how…

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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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