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Tag Archives: mental health

Op-ed: Teachers talking to students about suicide

Sometimes it can become stressful for teachers and educators to navigate a conversation about suicide with both students and their families. As many teachers have not studied psychology, social work or counselling, they may feel that they struggle to communicate about such a sensitive topic. This story was originally published …

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Using PERMA pillars to support teachers

Positive emotion, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning and Accomplishment. Martin Seligman, often considered the father of positive psychology wanted to bridge the hedonic/eudaimonic divide by identifying wellbeing as a construct that was not limited to life satisfaction alone but as several contributing factors, which formed this mnemonic PERMA.

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