Destination Happiness comes to Leopold

Channel 9’s Destination Happiness visited the City’s Leopold Community Hub on Friday October 11 to feature the City’s Early Childhood Educator Michelle Travers in their season 3 episode.

Destination Happiness serves as a resource for finding tips and tools for uplifting your life from the inside out, through gratitude, kindness, mindfulness and other relaxation methods.

City of Greater Geelong Early Childhood Educator Michelle Travers has introduced learnings from the show into her daily program at the Leopold Community Hub Kindergarten.

Michelle has implemented positive psychology, gratitude, and kindness into her practice at home and school, she speaks on how it has benefited both children and staff.

Her learnings from Destination Happiness have had a positive impact on the kindergarteners as well as their grade 5 buddies from Leopold Primary School in their JellyPold program, who practice kindness with the kindergarteners, help their development in reading and writing, and ease their transition into primary school.

In addition to speaking with Michelle on her achievements and programs at the kinder, Host Angie Hilton surprised the JellyPold buddy program with a ‘Random Act of Happiness’, a special performance from the Mik Maks.

This episode of Destination Happiness will air 2nd November, on Channel 9, with an extended version set to air on the Destination Happiness YouTube channel.

Destination Happiness airs Saturday at 12 noon on Channel 9, and Sunday at 10am on 9 Life.

Greater Geelong Mayor, Stephanie Asher

Our early childhood educators do a fantastic job in building the foundations of lifelong learning and wellbeing for the region’s children.

Well-done Michelle Travers for your dedication in implementing these positive tools and methods, that have inspired the children to practice now and into the future.

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