Do you become easily distressed or upset? Watch your words. Too much I-talk could be the problem..

Do you become easily distressed or upset? Watch your words. Too much I-talk could be the problem..

... frequent I-talk can be used as an accurate linguistic marker for proneness to distress and negative emotions including depressive symptoms, anxiety, distress, worry, tension, and anger..

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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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Guess what? There is no APP for relationships or for being a human

Guess what? There is no APP for relationships or for being a human

THERE IS NO APP FOR RELATIONSHIPS. THERE IS NO APP FOR LIFE AND JOB SATISFACTIONS. There is no getting away from it. Life is hard sometimes and we need resilience in ourselves to get out of our dark holes and keep going. Yes, there are truly blissed moments of joy. But there are dark days too. It is a journey of a human being. We try to protect our children from the darkness, but guess what? They will discover it. In a worst case scenario, all on their own, when they don’t even know where to turn for help.

If they are lucky,

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Worrying research points to a crisis situation - quarter of 14-year-old girls 'have signs of depression'

Worrying research points to a crisis situation - quarter of 14-year-old girls 'have signs of depression'

A quarter of girls and nearly one in 10 boys show signs of depression at the age of 14, say UK researchers. The government-funded study of over 10,000 young people looked at how many experienced the signs of depression not a clinical diagnosis of one.

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Teenage substance abuse? Here is Iceland's answer to it. And it works, so why don't we adopt it?

Teenage substance abuse? Here is Iceland's answer to it. And it works, so why don't we adopt it?

Iceland knows how to stop teenage substance abuse. Smoking, drinking and drug use have been radically cut in the past 20 years. Emma Young finds out how they did it, and why other countries won’t follow suit.

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The Cambridge News interviewed us about body confidence issues

The Cambridge News interviewed us about body confidence issues

Sadly, growing number of children and young people face 'body confidence issues'. 

New research by the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) has found that almost a third of nursery and school staff said they had heard a child label themselves fat and 10% said they had heard a child say they felt ugly. 

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Yoga - the surprising benefits revealed

Yoga - the surprising benefits revealed

A recent review of the literature in Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice suggests that yoga may change brain waves as well as structure. A group of researchers analysed fifteen studies examining the effects of yoga on brain waves as well as structural changes in brain activation following participating in yoga postures (asana), breathing exercises (pranayama), and meditation-based yoga. 

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Soaring level of depression amongst our youngsters - they are just not good enough!

Soaring level of depression amongst our youngsters - they are just not good enough!

Why are more and more of our children burdened with self-harming tendencies, eating disorders, depression, drugs and various addictions? Why do they finish school and have no direction, no drive, and no self-confidence?

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Your emotions - your body. Do you pay attention?

Your emotions - your body. Do you pay attention?

It’s well known that attitudes, emotions and feelings affect our body in a variety of ways.

For example, feelings of hopelessness affect the body’s hormone system and change the chemical flows within our brains. Different emotional states act as triggers that impact our biology in a variety of ways.

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