The Science of Wellbeing
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How the science of wellbeing can improve your life
In this session, wellbeing expert Adrian Bethune, will introduce attendees to the science of wellbeing (sometimes known as positive psychology), sharing the evidence of what works and giving practical ideas for applying it to their lives. It will cover rewiring the negativity bias, maintaining perspective, mindfulness, generating positive emotions and gratitude.
Adrian Bethune is a part-time primary school teacher, the Education Policy co-lead at the Mindfulness Initiative and founder of Teachappy. In 2012, he was awarded a ‘Happy Hero’ medal by Lord Richard Layard at the House of Lords for his work on developing wellbeing in schools. In 2015, he was invited to speak at the Action For Happiness event, Creating A Happier World, on stage with the Dalai Lama. Adrian is author of the award-winning Wellbeing In The Primary Classroom – A Practical Guide To Teaching Happiness (Bloomsbury, 2018) and co-author with Dr Emma Kell of A Little Guide to Teacher Wellbeing and Self-care (Sage, 2020) .
PLEASE NOTE -THESE SESSIONS ARE OPEN TO DELEGATES IN BOTH CHILDREN AND ADULT SERVICES.