Resilience – Hidden Resources for Resilience

Resilience Talks – Hidden Resources for Resilience

‘Resilience’  is a much-used word at the moment, but how do we find it in ourselves and encourage it in our children?

Our hidden resources for;


Two talks for parents, friends and teachers

given by Dr David McGavin

at Canterbury Steiner School


Wednesday 14th and 21st June   7.00 – 8.30pm

Talk One: resilience for children

In a fast changing and increasingly challenging world it is important to understand the physiological bases out of which the young child’s spirit and soul emerge – and on which Steiner Education is based. In this way, sound foundations may be kindled to develop the wit, courage and determination needed to meet the world and confidently exercise one’s own individual destiny.

Talk two: resilience for parents and teachers

Similarly for parents, teachers and doctors, inner physiological resources very often lie hidden. Talents which were touched on in one’s youth can become newly enlivened to humour and transform what would threaten, frighten and constrain our freedom to practice what we love.

David McGavin is a GP with special interest in treating complex chronic pain. He works with children and adults at Kairos Rehabilitation Trust, Greenwich. He was a founder of the Blackthorn Trust in Maidstone, Kent.

All welcome… don’t miss this chance to be inspired and refreshed, both for your own wellbeing and for your children’s.

Come to both if you can, but you are very welcome to attend one if that is what you can manage…and do invite friends!