... 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..Read More
“Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and forgiving heart. One who looks for the best in other people. Leave people better than you found them”
— Marcus Aurelius
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.Read More
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,Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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?Read More
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.Read More