How parents, educators and helping professionals can contribute to children’s flourishing

Episode Description

This talk was presented by Dr Jenny Brown in Dec 2018 at the school presentation day for PLC Sydney. It was delivered at the Sydney Opera House.

Jenny reflects on how flourishing emerges from solid internal character, to connect genuinely with others and to self-regulate and self-direct.  She proposes that the more parents and other leaders in young people’s lives try to make project out of improving and changing a them, they may inadvertently contribute to a loss of flourishing.