Frances Totney

Frances Totney

About Frances Totney

Frances Totney is a teacher and parenting specialist who applies positive psychology to cultivate wellbeing in students, parents and schools. She works with Growing Great Schools and supports student learning on the Langley Group Institute's Diploma of Positive Psychology.

Cultivating Character Strengths in Kids

Research has shown that a strengths-based approach to parenting builds resilience in children. So how do parents cultivate character strengths in their kids? Frances Totney shares some ideas.

By |July 26th, 2016|Comments Off on Cultivating Character Strengths in Kids

Five Positive Parenting Principles

We strive to enhance the happiness and wellbeing of the children in our lives. So how do we cultivate it? Frances Totney shares five positive parenting principles to help your kids become happy, resilient and successful in life.

By |March 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Five Positive Parenting Principles

The heart of learning: A whole school wellbeing approach

A whole school wellbeing approach creates flourishing futures for kids. When wellbeing is core business in schools, positive results are amplified. Frances Totney writes about whole school approaches to wellbeing in an article for Always Learning.

By |August 5th, 2014|Comments Off on The heart of learning: A whole school wellbeing approach