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  • Anxiety Solutions for Kids: 50 ways to ride the wave

    Anxiety Solutions for Kids: 50 ways to ride the wave

    by Selina Byrne

    At last—a set of 50 cards with lots of simple, practical, creative, fun activities for children who experience worry or anxiety from time to time—and that is every child! These cards are based on solution-focussed, strengths-based techniques used for many years by experienced consulting psychologist, Selina Byrne M.A.P.S, to help children with worry and anxiety, and to build their wellbeing and resilience. For most people, flashes of worry, nervousness or apprehension happen every now and then. Such experiences serve us very well—they are part of a healthy warning system that develops...

  • (WTF?) What's the Feeling?

    (WTF?) What's the Feeling?

    by John Veeken

    There is nothing more important in life than our emotions. Every decision we ever make is based on how we feel or wish to feel. However, talking about our emotions is not always easy… especially for men. (WTF?) What’s the Feeling? Cards has 52 carefully selected feelings presented as a deck of regular playing cards featuring a pack of moody mutts, plus four jokers. They can be used to think about or discuss feelings or simply to play any card game. An enclosed information sheet will help to get...

  • A Patchwork Life

    A Patchwork Life

    by Innovative Resources

    A Patchwork Life is designed to inspire the conversations, storytelling and creativity of women of all ages. The 40 cards (with stickers included) are rich in narrative and imaginative possibilities, and can be used to reflect on thoughts and feelings, relationships and the stuff that matters.  A Patchwork Life offers the metaphor of a patchwork quilt for exploring identity. Each person's identity is made up of unique memories, experiences, dreams and relationships, all sewn together. As in life, we can choose how we lay out the quilt, add new pieces,...

  • A Vision for Supervision

    A Vision for Supervision

    by Innovative Resources

    * * *Strengths-based Questions for Reflective Conversations* Do you supervise others? Or do you receive supervision yourself? Supervision plays a pivotal role in the professional development of social workers, psychologists, counsellors, managers, health practitioners, life coaches and other human service professionals. At its best, supervision can be a powerful crucible of discovery and learning for both supervisor and practitioner—with the benefits also flowing on to clients. A Vision for Supervision consists of 40 cards arranged in 5 colour-coded suits: *Beginning:* Establishing a relationship *Contexting:* Identifying our accountability *Sharpening the Focus:* Making each session count *Widening the Lens:* Mapping our professional...

  • Age Of Adventure

    Age Of Adventure

    by Innovative Resources

    The Strengths of Active Ageing  Active aging is a positive part of the life cycle. Age of Adventure seeks to emphasise the creative, relational and fun aspects of the ‘later years’, and acknowledge that ‘life isn’t over until it’s over.’ Age of Adventure features 50 full-colour photographic images to challenge stereotypes of ‘the elderly’, enhance life-direction, reinforce positive aspects – such as gained wisdom – and validate older people’s choices. There are images to make you laugh, reflect, celebrate, and acknowledge our communities in all their diversity. Older and...

  • Angels

    Angels

    by Innovative Resources

    Angels is a set of 52 exquisitely-illustrated, heart-warming cards featuring ‘everyday’ angels. Each card represents an important quality or skill that we may want to celebrate or invite into our family, workplace, classroom and community, such as contentment, peace, assertiveness, clarity, openness, balance or adventure. Counsellors, social workers, teachers, trainers, managers and motivators can use these cards to build conversations, encourage storytelling, and help people of all ages think differently about who they are, what is important, and how to navigate life’s ups and downs. Is there are card that...

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