Author Archives: Dr Helen Street

About Dr Helen Street

Helen is an applied social psychologist with a passion for wellbeing in education. Helen is co-chair of The Positive Schools Conferences ( and regularly presents seminars and workshops for schools. In May, she will publish her third book, a collection of essays co-edited with Neil Porter, Better than OK: Helping Young People to Flourish at School and Beyond. Helen’s previous books include Life Overload and Standing Without Shoes (with George W. Burns). She also contributes regularly to the education blog,

Using timeout to improve your wellbeing

With the year more than halfway over already and reports looming, it is timely to look at our own wellbeing as educators and busy adults. After all, nowadays we all seem to be living in…