Media contribution

TV

Six O’Clock Show on Virgin Media One

Newspapers

Wayman, S. (2020). So you want your child to be kind? 13 things to consider. The Irish Times

Wayman, S. (2020). There’s nothing ‘soft’ about being kind – it boosts a child’s wellbeing for life. The Irish Times.

Donaghy, K. (2020).Sixth-class pupils left to find new ways to mark ‘colossal’ rite of passage from primary. Irish Independent.

Wayman, S. (2020). Low levels of wellbeing among this year’s school leavers – survey. The Irish Times.

Phelan, E. (2020). New Cheer Resolution: Ten top tips to make sure you smash your New Year’s resolutions for 2021 from expert in positive psychology. The Sun.

Wayman, S. (2020). Coronavirus: Primary school measures are reinforcing inequality, report says. The Irish Times.

Cochrane, S. (2020). Reasons to be cheerful? Optimists live longer than pessimists. The Irish Independent.

Wayman, S. (2020). Don’t refer to them as ‘the ‘Polish child’ or ‘the Chinese child’ – learn their name and use it. The Irish Times.

Wayman, S. (2019). New study reveals ‘killjoy’ impact of progressing through secondary school. The Irish Times.

Stokes, V. (2019). The gift of giving: Why random acts of kindness are good for you. Stellar Magazine.

Meija, Z. (2018). Quitting this bad habit can improve your happiness and productivity, according to science. CNBC.

Wayman, S. (2017). Pack your bags to give children ‘happiness anchors’. The Irish Times.

Cochrane, S. (2017). Friends are key to a longer life. Irish Independent.

O’Moirain, P. (2016). Moderate adversity can make you a happier person. The Irish Times.

Wayman, S. (2015). How to host a child’s party without breaking the bank or your kitchen. The Irish Times. 

Sweeney, T. (2015). The happy crew: 30 people making life better. The Irish Times.

Wayman, S. (2015). ‘We’ll fix it’ parents do their children no favours. The Irish Times.

Neligan, O. (2015). Don’t worry, be happy: Is happiness as simple as accepting life as it comes? Irish Independent.

Trinity College Dublin (2015). Alumni interviews.

Bielenberg, K. (2014). It’s time to teach your kids happiness. Irish Independent.

Radio

RTE, John Murray Show Teaching children happiness

Today FM, Sunday Business Show, Beat stress at work

Today FM, Sunday Business Show, Learning optimism at work

Today FM Sunday Business Show blog

Today FM, Anton Savage show, Building resilience in our children

Dublin City FM, Making Dublin Happier Show with Antoinette Stanbridge, Relationships

Dublin City FM, The Learning Show with Laura Fitzsimons,  Post Traumatic Growth

Dublin City FM, Making Dublin Happier Show with Aoife O’Brien, Bereavement and wellbeing

Dublin City FM, Making Dublin Happier Show with Anne Maplin, Prison and wellbeing

Dublin City FM, Making Dublin Happier Show with Dr Kate Hefferon, Cancer and wellbeing

Dublin City FM, Making Dublin Happier Show with Simon Masuch, Fashion and wellbeing

Dublin City FM, Making Dublin Happier Show with Dr Kate Hefferon, Physical wellbeing

Dublin City FM, Making Dublin Happier Show with Dr Richard Pollnack, Fishing and wellbeing

Dublin City FM, Making Dublin Happier Show, Wellbeing across lifespan

Dublin City FM, Making Dublin Happier Show with Sara Hirschorn, Travelling and wellbeing

Dublin City FM, Making Dublin Happier Show with Paul King, Mindfulness

Dublin City FM, Making Dublin Happier Show with Nicola Fox, Singlehood and happiness

East Coast FM, Declan Meehan Show, Resilience

Upbeat on Air with Sheana Keane, Authenticity

Dublin City FM, The Learning Show with Laura Fitzsimons, Resilience

Dublin City FM, Making Dublin Happier Show, Positive Education

Dublin City FM, Making Dublin Happier Show with Lucie Corcoran, Bullying and wellbeing

Dublin City FM, Making Dublin Happier Show with Stephen Dargan, Work and wellbeing

Today FM, Sunday Business Show, Boosting positive emotions at work

Today FM, Sunday Business Show, Weather and wellbeing