Kindness

Oliver and Jodie _Paws volunteers_2024
We Passed… Then failed as a Pet Therapy team

Oliver and I have been training for the last 8 months to become a volunteer team with PAWS Pet Therapy. Recently… we made the cut and passed our assessment. But then… after a visit with a busy little toddler, it became clear that Oliver didn’t quite have the patience or…

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Practicing self compassion_Jodie Cooper_positive psychology coach and wellbeing workshops_2023
Practicing Self Compassion – to rebuild confidence

Practicing self compassion may well be one of the most important things you do this year. Too many people focus on what they do wrong, where they failed or the times they missed the mark instead of noticing the things they did well. (Which is pretty normal when we take…

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Timboon effect adventures in positivity
The Timboon Effect – Building a strong community

The Timboon Effect occurs when several factors in a small town coincide to support and empower the community to be their best, both collectively and individually. Allow me to explain. Timboon is a small town in the South West corner of Victoria. With around 800 residents, many of which are…

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Benefitis of Kindness at work byJodie Cooper
Benefits of Kindness at work

There are so many benefits of kindness at work. Recently I read ‘The five side effects of kindness’ by David R. Hamilton, PhD. The book provides solid research into why kindness is good for us and goes into depth about how it impacts our minds and bodies. Here I’ll use…

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Self Compassion_Jodie Cooper positive psychology coach and speaker. What is Self Compassion?
What is Self Compassion

I’m often asked “What is Self Compassion?” Well, to make it really simple, it’s being kind to yourself. It’s interesting how business works, it seems clients’ always come in clusters with similar challenges. With each group of clients I find there is a message for me, something pertinent that I…

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Kindness
Kindness Crew – A new idea for your advent calendar

Jodie Cooper and Stephanie Meades developed the kindness calendar in 2016 as a simple way to promote kindness in schools, homes and workplaces. Together they formed the Kindness Crew and are on a mission to make kindness a priority in the lead up to Christmas. Each calendar has 24 Random…

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