The impact of exam pressure on students' wellbeing - Margareta James interview with the Cambridge News

Doing well at school is a worry all youngsters have to contend with – but are schoolchildren in Cambridge more stressed than we thought?

It could be so, after it emerged children as young as 6 are now being treated for stress by professionals, with the pressure of taking school tests cited as one of the most common denominators.

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Why listening to a podcast while exercising could harm performance in elite athletes

Why listening to a podcast while exercising could harm performance in elite athletes

n an increasingly busy world, listening to a podcast, watching a documentary or even learning a foreign language while exercising may feel like a constructive use of time. But a new study suggests that..

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Research shows why reformer pilates can do more for you than you think especially after not training for a few weeks....

Research shows why reformer pilates can do more for you than you think especially after not training for a few weeks....

Even after 4 weeks of not training (which was for most of us over the Christmas period) taking up Reformer Pilates, can make significant changes in more ways than you think.  

A study showed that women who participated in Reformer Pilates classes after 4 weeks of no physical exercise, had significant increases in muscle mass, corrected arm and body composition. And it also it helps people with chronic lower back pain.  Pilates showed significant improvement in pain relief and functional enhancement too. 

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The Superior Social Skills of Bilinguals

The Superior Social Skills of Bilinguals

BEING bilingual has some obvious advantages. Learning more than one language enables new conversations and new experiences. But in recent years, psychology researchers have demonstrated some less obvious advantages of bilingualism, too.

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Harvard study reveals the secret of a happy, healthy life. Where should you invest your time and energy?

Harvard study reveals the secret of a happy, healthy life. Where should you invest your time and energy?

If you were going to invest in your future happiness, where would you put your time and energy? Is it money, fame or working harder? Is it love or what is it that keeps us happy and healthy?

Why do some people make it from the bottom to the top? And why do others go the opposite way?

Find out from this fascinating, Harvard Study.

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