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6 Tips For Tackling Holiday Parties When You Have Social Anxiety

Social anxiety is more than just being shy. Someone can be so uncomfortable in a situation he or she becomes panicked or frozen. For the those who do experience the condition, the holidays may feel especially fraught. While the idea of going to some or all of these gatherings is enough to make someone with social [...]

Novel Finding: Reading Literary Fiction Improves Empathy

Pixabay Images   The types of books we read may affect how we relate to others How important is reading fiction in socialising school children? Researchers at The New School in New York City have found evidence that literary fiction improves a reader’s capacity to understand what others are thinking and feeling. Emanuele [...]

Girlfriend August 2013

Anxiety and sleep: Girlfriend deals with two significant issues for girls Melinda Tankard Reist The two most important articles in this issue are on anxiety and the importance of sleep. Anxiety appears to be a plague on our girls right now. ‘Feeling anxious? How to deal when your worries take over your life’ looks at [...]