I met ‘a lighthouse’ in a school I visited recently 💡. We are being funded to visit primary schools in Tameside and Glossop to run Worry Wizard sessions 🏫. We are having lots of fun 🤩. After one session, a student came up to me. “Can I say something to you, miss?” she said. “Of course,” I replied. “I just want to say that when I grow up, I want to be just like you. I know I am not grown up yet so I’m going to just try to be a little like you for now.” ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜💝 My h
"Having access to the right words changes everything." Brené Brown 💚🌎. When your child is struggling, and you’re trying to help them, their ability to communicate their needs to you is critical 💞. There are so many words to learn 🔡. I know it can be painful to hear your child say certain words. I have sat with many parents who have told their child not to use particular words to explain their emotional world 💚🌎. I feel differently. We don’t want our children’s ability t
The Worry Wizard 🧙♀️ + Bigfoot Arts Education 🎭 = helping children move from Worries to Wellbeing✨ . I am so excited to be back training with @bigfootartseducation today. It is over 2 years since I delivered my first training session to them. On that day I reflected that I’d be: 🌟talking about the importance of helping children tell their story - with storytellers 📖. 🌟talking about creating safe spaces for children to explore their emotional worlds - with people who c
Have you heard of The Worry Wizard Worldwide Wellbeing Postal Service 🌎 💌 💫? We’re on a mission to send Wellbeing shine around the world 🌎. And today, we’d love you to celebrate with us as we send Wellbeing shine further than we’ve ever sent it before, over 5655 kms all the way to Maryland, USA 🇺🇸! This Christmas, I watched one of my favourite Christmas films 🎥🍿(again!), ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’. Clarence’s questioning over why he needs to go to Earth to help George B
I wonder if you have Wellbeing Tools ready to use in 2022✨? I’d like to introduce you to my Wellbeing Tool and Guide for 2022 – Buster🐾. He makes my Wellbeing shine…brightly✨. At 5 months old, he has taught me so much already: 1) Nature is magical 🌿🪄. When the door to outside is open, spring out and inhale. Take it all in. Rain, leaves, mud, a passing squirrel – it’s all there for you to enjoy💚. 2) Loved ones are precious 😍. Let them know. Greet them as though it’
Last year I sat with so many children who struggled to know any reason why they could love themselves 💙. Here at The Worry Wizard we are all set for 2022 ✨. We've got big plans and most of them centre around supporting children and young people to discover their magic and love themselves more 🪄.
We would love you to join us . As my favourite train conductor on The Polar Express🚂asks , "Well? You coming?"
- Thank you to @natlue for this beautiful image.
I'm sending so many Festive Wishes to each of you. Thank you so much for being part of our Worry Wizard Community this year. You make it a very special place to be. Thank you to our wonderful Worry Wizard schools. What you have achieved this year on behalf of our children is quite extraordinary. To the charities, foundations and organisations we have worked alongside, thank you. Your commitment to the children and families you work with is inspirational. And, finally, to
We’re going out OUT! To celebrate some of our amazing Worry Wizards who are helping Wellbeing Shine ✨❤️🧡💛💚💙💜💕 Tomorrow, Tracey (Postmaster General of The Worry Wizard’s Worldwide Wellbeing Postal Service 🌎 💌💫) and myself are visiting 3️⃣ primary schools in Tameside and Glossop to celebrate the children who are winners of our Wellbeing Shine Champion sticker competition 🌟🏆. We asked our Worry Wizards to help us design our new Wellbeing Shine stickers. We hoped some
I’ve been reading a lot about pandemic fatigue this past week. Recognising the signs of it in my own world, this beautiful illustration by @sketchymuma lifted my spirits 🆙 🤍. Thank you to @thepsychologymum whose brilliant writing helps to explain what so many of us are experiencing right now, “There’s growing evidence that the pandemic may be causing increased fatigue…people have started to use the term pandemic fatigue to describe the exhaustion or mental exhaustion you m
To ALL Worry Wizards EVERYWHERE 🌎 💫. It’s your Worry Wizard birthday 🥳 🎂 🎵. The happiest of birthdays to each of you 🎈. It’s time to sing along to your Very Special birthday song by the magical Amy Wadge Page and celebrate, appreciate, all the things that are so great, about YOOOUUUUU 😘. Today I will be: 🙌-putting my hands in the air, like I just don’t care, 👋- and waving them all around because love’s good to share, & ✨🥳-celebrating each of you for getting Active w
This anti bullying week the focus is #OneKindWord. I’d like to stretch that a little bit and make it three? Just 🐝 you You in all your you-ness 🥰. I know this isn’t always easy. When you are being bullied (or have been), it is so hard not to ask, “What is wrong with me?” And then try to change you. I want you to know this. There’s NOTHING wrong with you. The bully (or bullies) need support with THEIR behaviour. This isn’t about you. Hold tight. And remember, Just 🐝 you �
I wanted to stop and share a little hello. If you’re new to The Worry Wizard, welcome🤗. We’re so glad to have you here. If you’ve been here a while, thank you so much for continuing to adventure with us. We’re so grateful to everyone in The Worry Wizard Community. You make it a lovely place to be 💙🌎💫. Here are a few things about me: I live with and love my Clang*- 1 husband, 3 children and our brand new arrival, Buster, our 8 week old Labradoodle. (*Clang: My eldest mishe
This description of home leapt off the page whilst I was reading a magazine 📖 earlier in the summer 🌞. I wonder what you think of it 💭? It made me feel a confusing mixture of warmth ☀️ and sadness 😔. The warmth ☀️ - for me, it beautifully describes what home can be. The sadness 😔 - I’m aware many children don’t live these words 💙. This sadness often leaves me feeling powerless and unsure of what I can do. But I hold tight to the inspiring and hope filled words of @kier
We are so proud of each and every one of our Worry Wizard schools 🏫. Supporting and learning from each of our schools is what we love to do; thank you for being a very important part of The Worry Wizard Community ✨. Our Chief Doodler, Chay, has created this icon for our Worry Wizard schools to use. I would like to welcome the new schools who joined The Worry Wizard Community last week 🌍. We are so glad you've joined us. If you would like to find out more about how you can