Let children run wild - it could even improve their academic performance

Let children run wild - it could even improve their academic performance

Physical fitness and agility are linked to bigger brains and better test scores....

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Are you a perfectionist? Perfectionism is on the rise.. so let's see how it impacts us..

Are you a perfectionist? Perfectionism is on the rise.. so let's see how it impacts us..

Are you a perfectionist? Do you think it helps you motivate yourself to aim high and make a concerted effort to do your best when facing challenges? The process of pouring your heart into accomplishing something that pushes against your limits and is both challenging and rewarding feels good. This is especially true, when you let go of a perfectionistic need to "win-at-all-costs" in order to feel extrinsically validated and worthy.  

On the flip side, too much...

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Girls bullying (gossiping, secret-telling & lying) can trigger Eating Disorders

Girls bullying (gossiping, secret-telling & lying) can trigger Eating Disorders

Relational bullying is escalating at a rapid rate throughout our country. This is bullying that transpires within female friendships. It starts very young, as early as second and third grade, and can have profoundly negative long-term consequences such as eating disorders. 

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Do you think your judgements are correct? Let's have a look at what affects them..

Do you think your judgements are correct? Let's have a look at what affects them..

Did you know that in relationships, we often prefer the familiar (staying together) to the unfamiliar (breaking up), even if we're currently unhappy with our partner. This is called Status Quo bias. There are many of these biases affecting our behaviour and choices every day. 

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Relationships are everything - Let's talk about how to get them right!

Relationships are everything - Let's talk about how to get them right!

Harry is 45-year old. He has been married for 16 years, but his marriage has been very troubled. He and his wife are often resentful of each other, they rarely communicate on an intimate level, and they have few moments of real pleasure.

Other aspects of Harry’s life have been equally unsatisfying. He doesn’t enjoy his work, primarily because he doesn’t get along with his co-workers. He is often intimidated by his boss and other people at the office. He has a few friends outside of work, but none that he considers close.

During the past year Harry’s mood became

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Study shows those who exercise, earn more! Ladies and gentlemen, it's proven.

Study shows those who exercise, earn more! Ladies and gentlemen, it's proven.

It is widely acknowledged that regular exercise has a beneficial impact on our overall wellbeing. At the Harley Street Wellbeing Clinic, we always recommend physical exercise to our clients, so they can enjoy the health and mind-health related benefits of it. Many multimillionaires including

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Alcohol consumption linked to breast cancer

Alcohol consumption linked to breast cancer

An infographic from Cassiobury Court weighs up recent studies that say drinking moderate amounts of alcohol could increase the risk of getting breast cancer. Almost unbelievably, just over one in ten women will suffer from breast cancer in their lifetimes. Recent studies say these risks are increased in proportion to the number of alcohol units a woman consumes on a regular basis. The infographic is well researched, and we have added links to resources we used when designing the infographic. Towards the end of the infographic, we outline steps women can take to help reduce the risk of getting breast cancer.

 

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Signs of stress in your children and teens

Signs of stress in your children and teens

Young people, like adults, experience stress. It can come from a variety of sources including doing well in school, making and sustaining friendships, or managing perceived expectations from their parents, teachers or coaches. Some stress can be positive in that it provides the energy to tackle a big test, presentation or sports event. Too much stress, however, can create unnecessary hardship and challenge. Adults can sometimes be unaware when their children or teens are experiencing overwhelming feelings of stress.

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Snacks - do it smarter

Snacks - do it smarter

It's a great idea to choose snacks wisely. But many foods that seem to be of great nutritional value just aren't. For example, bran muffins and cereal bars can be packed with unhealthy fats and added sugar. Even "fat-free" foods often contain lots of added salt and sugar. So what can you do?

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Anniversaries - are they happy or sad? The silent dates in your calendar that can bring back the past..

Anniversaries - are they happy or sad? The silent dates in your calendar that can bring back the past..

The anniversary effect is when people who have experienced very emotional (traumatic) events experience an increase of troubling memories of the event or events on or around the anniversary of them happening.

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