Author: Stacey Boardman

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  • Karen Ashton, Grade 7 & 8 Teacher

    Mental health, and promoting positive mental health is at the forefront of concerns in the education system. As teachers, we deal with this on a daily basis. The ThriveLandia program focuses on developing 5 pillars of resilience in students; mindfulness, optimism, gratitude, perseverance and self-compassion. There are 5 practical, ready to use lesson plans supported…

  • Paul, Elementary School Teacher

    As a teacher, I see every day how much stress and anxiety students are dealing with. I am always looking for strategies and activities to use with my students that can help them manage their stress and support their mental health. Thrivelandia is an awesome resource. There are so many great activities for students to…

  • Andrea, Ontario

    My daughter is 15 years old, and we enjoyed completing these activities together. The activities stop you and make you think about YOURSELF, and all the positive things in your life. It’s important to take time for yourself!!! It’s important to take time and breathe!! In the world we live in, most of us do…

  • Donna, Ontario

    I was able to do the Gratitude activity, ‘Three Good Things’ with my 11-year-old son. He is a very negative thinker, and so it took a long time for him to find 3 good things. I think it would be awesome if parents did the same activity every day after school for a few weeks.…

  • Lisa, Ontario

    My son is 13 years old and we did the ThriveLandia activity– Gratitude Visualization– together. It was nice to be able to disconnect from technology when we did the activity and we learned about the power of internal perspective. While doing the activity, I actually learned from my son that focusing on what we are…