Stop ‘should-ing’ yourself: Could teaching students about habit formation help with wellbeing?

‘Why is it that we wait until our 30s or older until we start to learn and become curious about habits?’ I said to my wife last night… ‘isn’t funny that within several of our friendship groups we have all started exploring self-help books around the same time… I wish someone would have explained itContinue reading “Stop ‘should-ing’ yourself: Could teaching students about habit formation help with wellbeing?”

‘It’s not my story to tell… it’s yours to write’

So I woke up this morning and the first thing I told my wife was… ‘I think I’m going to become a writer…’, to which she replied ‘after writing 2 blog posts?’… I corrected her ‘it’s 3 actually’ and then we laughed. It’s been really interesting that in starting to write this blog and createContinue reading “‘It’s not my story to tell… it’s yours to write’”

Is wellbeing ‘caught rather than taught’?

When preparing for the first issue of the WISEducation wellbeing newsletter, I reached out to friends, colleagues and other connections to ask whether they would be interested in writing an article on a wellbeing topic of their choice. In my mind I felt, perhaps some would argue naively, that everyone has something to offer whenContinue reading “Is wellbeing ‘caught rather than taught’?”

Inspired by… Motivational Interviewing in Schools: Conversations to Improve Behavior and Learning

“If you treat an individual as he is, he will stay as he is, but if you treat him as he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.” -Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe As part of the WISEducation blog I thought that I’dContinue reading “Inspired by… Motivational Interviewing in Schools: Conversations to Improve Behavior and Learning”

What’s to come in Issue 1 – to be released on August 17th 2020!

Issue 1 is due for release on August 17th 2020 and we have lots in store to share with you… to give you a sneak peek a brief synopsis of some of the articles to come are described below: ‘The importance of giving back: Community Service and Leadership skills’: Athletic Director Laura Davies tells usContinue reading “What’s to come in Issue 1 – to be released on August 17th 2020!”

Introducing the upcoming WISEducation Wellbeing Newsletter!

It is a great pleasure to introduce WISEducation’s very first Newsletter, due for release on August 17th 2020! I thought I might begin this blog (and jointly, newsletter) by providing you all with a little background. This newsletter came into existence following discussions with a former colleague and mentor, during which we identified a simultaneousContinue reading “Introducing the upcoming WISEducation Wellbeing Newsletter!”

A little about myself and the WISEducation blog!

My name is Dr Sadie Hollins and I currently work as a Head of Sixth Form at an International School in Chiang Mai, Thailand. My background prior to working in international education was as a HE lecturer and researcher focusing on sport and sociology. After a decision to take a different life path, my partnerContinue reading “A little about myself and the WISEducation blog!”