• teenager wellbeing


    March 14, 2018 admin

    Selfcare and wellbeing are very important to us all.  Even more for a teenager as they start to develop a strong sense of self.  To help your teenager with their wellbeing there are some things you can encourage them to do.  These should play an important part of your teenager being healthy, happy and enjoying life.   Remember the teenage years can be challenging in terms of developmental issues so it’s important that you all work together as a family…

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  • mental health apps

    Quarter of 14-year-old girls ‘have signs of depression’. Here are some apps that may help.

    September 20, 2017 admin

    The news this morning that a quarter of girls and nearly one in 10 boys show signs of depression at the age of 14, is heartbreaking but also a fact of this mad, mad world unfortunately.   The study which involved over 10,000 young people looked at how many of them experienced signs of depression with those from a poorer background or being of mixed or white ethnic background having an increased risk of signs of depression.     The…

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  • being thankful


    July 18, 2017 admin

    There are times when I feel down, working full time, blogging and trying to figure out what life is all about has me feeling down at times! It’s so easy to dwell on the negatives of life, the rainy British summers, housework getting on top of us. However, there are ways you can practice being thankful for everything that you do have.  By turning our focus to the positive and fabulous things we have around us can really change our…

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  • photography

    Why Photography is Good for your Mental Health

    April 3, 2017 admin

    I believe photography can be good for your mental health.  My journey to using it was last year, after buying a camera, my hubby and I decided to embark on an experiment – it was to take 1,000 photos over a one month period to see what we would take and what caught our eye.  It was an exciting and eye-opening task and one which I am going to repeat once I get my new camera!   What lessons did…

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