Podcast: Jacqui Jones on Building Positive Foundations for Kids

Podcast: Jacqui Jones on Building Positive Foundations for Kids

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Youth worker and author Jacqui Jones talks to Cheryl about how her extensive career working with children evolved into her latest book The Greatfulness Guide.

About the author:

Jacqui Jones has over 20 years’ experience in the field of education & social work with qualifications in social work, positive psychology and as a meditation teacher. Jacqui is also the Founder of the Greatfulness wellbeing program and has inspired thousands of students through her work and ongoing commitment to empowering our younger generations. Jacqui has also delivered transformational learning for teachers, parents and organisations such as TAFE NSW, NSW Police Force (PCYC) and NSW Government teams. She is a visiting facilitator at the University of Sydney’s Centre for Continuing Education where she teaches ‘Mindfulness for Busy Lives’. She is an in-demand guest speaker for wellness providers, mental health events and teachers conferences and her work has been featured in the media including The Sydney Morning Herald and Channel 7’s, The Daily Edition. Jacqui truly believes in the revolutionary power of meditation and credits this tool for helping her overcome major depression. She is living proof that meditation works and feels driven to share this tool with others to also enable them to live from a place of authenticity and joy.

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Publisher details

The Greatfulness Guide
Author
Jacqui Jones
Publisher
Murdoch Books
Genre
Non Fiction
Released
05 January, 2021

Synopsis

The Greatfulness Guide: Next level thinking - How to think, not what to think. A mental wellness toolkit for tweens. If life is a journey, then this book is an unmissable stop along the way. The Greatfulness Guide is a practical and interactive resource that sets the foundations for strong mental health and positive, resilient thinking. This entertaining guidebook provides a map that teaches children step-by-step how to use their minds to care for themselves in times of stress or worry and to truly flourish. Packed with fun, engaging activities and real-life examples from Novak Djokovic, Mel Robbins, Andy McCann, Isaiah Dawe and many others, The Greatfulness Guide teaches young people HOW to think, not WHAT to think, giving them the power, the self-belief, and the tools to bounce back from life's challenges. Based on the Greatfulness wellbeing program which has been taught to thousands of school children aged 8-13 and endorsed by education standard authorities, this book is an essential read for every child before they hit their teenage years.
Jacqui Jones
About the author

Jacqui Jones

Jacqui Jones has over 20 years' experience in the field of education & social work with qualifications in social work, positive psychology and as a meditation teacher.Jacqui is also the Founder of the Greatfulness wellbeing program and has inspired thousands of students through her work and ongoing commitment to empowering our younger generations.Jacqui has also delivered transformational learning for teachers, parents and organisations such as TAFE NSW, NSW Police Force (PCYC) and NSW Government teams. She is a visiting facilitator at the University of Sydney's Centre for Continuing Education where she teaches 'Mindfulness for Busy Lives'.She is an in-demand guest speaker for wellness providers, mental health events and teachers conferences and her work has been featured in the media including The Sydney Morning Herald and Channel 7's, The Daily Edition.Jacqui truly believes in the revolutionary power of meditation and credits this tool for helping her overcome major depression. She is living proof that meditation works and feels driven to share this tool with others to also enable them to live from a place of authenticity and joy.

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