A Passion Project used to be a term reserved for kids at school. The new digital economy is making it relevant to adults. It's a project you're passionate about that you can pursue without quitting your job or education. Examples include learning to play the guitar, writing a book or developing a new digital service. Your passion project may even be the launch pad of the next big company that will help make the world a better place. https://www.ted.com/talks/steven_johnson_how_play_leads_to_great_inventions/transcript?language=en
Friends suggested we go to Surjit's Restaurant in Annandale for my birthday dinner because the Indian cricket team often stops by there when they're playing in Sydney. One wall in the restaurant has been been adorned with a collection of autographed material by all the cricket players who have visited the restaurant. Great ambiance and meal.
We know that if children grow up in a healthy emotional environment they are less prone to experiencing mental health issues as teenagers, are more able to cope with challenging life situations and are more likely to have rich, productive and professional lives as adults.
Preparing children emotionally for the world is as important as teaching them to read and write.
Uplifting Australia is a not for profit with a mission to improve the emotional wellbeing and resilience of children and families across Australia. We work with Schools, Corporates and other community bodies with programs that give children between the ages of 6-12 a voice in the family. Our Family Reflection Circles are renowned for creating and embedding an inclusive culture within a family environment. We do this by connecting, empowering and inspiring children to talk and listen in a meaningful way as part of the family during the challenging and often lost years of their lives leading them to become more confident a