In this episode, Tracy Burton interviews Dr Shelley Davidow, a lecturer in curriculum and pedagogy at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Dr Davidow is also an international author and educator. For the past twenty years she has written and taught in various settings around the world, and is an advocate for social justice and the mitigating the effects of stress on children both at home and in the classroom. Dr Davidow’s research into the physical effects of stress and anxiety on the body; particularly the nervous system is truly fascinating. Her books include the recently released Raising Stress-Proof Kids (Exisle 2014, Familius, 2015).