Tooled Up Education

The 10 Rs of Resilience

This video breaks down the 10 main components of resilience, and gives you easy suggestions for boosting it. Hopefully, you will recognise some of the tips as things that you already do, as well as learn some new ideas that you can work on.

Visual Metaphors to Promote Resilience

Using metaphors in family life can help to promote children’s emotional, academic and digital resilience. In this video, Dr Weston will tell you about some of her favourites, giving you some inspiration for metaphors that could work for you.

Body Gratitude

Positive body image is critical to good mental health and wellbeing. Use this resource to open up conversations with your teens and tweens about the things they love about their bodies and the amazing skills that our bodies enable us to do.

Dr Weston Talks with Professor Peter Clough: Mental Toughness

In this podcast, Dr Weston speaks to Professor Peter Clough about mental toughness, especially in children and young people. They explore the importance of understanding how different children will have different levels of mental toughness and will therefore need different types of support and challenge.

Dr Weston on BBC Radio 4 with Mariella Frostup: Generation Anxious

Recently, Dr Weston was invited as part of a panel to join Mariella Frostup for a discussion about childhood anxiety. There are also interesting contributions from Jane Caro, Head of the Mental Health Foundation, Rob Gill, author of Rethinking Childhood and Professor Tamsin Ford, Professor of Psychiatry. Lots of food for thought for us all!

Dr Weston Talks with Professor Cathy Creswell: Childhood Anxiety

In this podcast, Dr Weston talks to Professor Cathy Creswell of Oxford University about the latest research findings on childhood anxiety. They discuss the best evidence-based tips and strategies that parents should use to support their children.

5 Tips for Raising a Resilient Child

Sometimes, parents need quick tips on ‘the how’ of building resilience in children. Here are a few ideas, sourced from the research evidence to set you on the right path.