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Growing Up In Disadvantaged Areas May Affect Teens’ Brains, But Good Parenting Can Help

New research has found growing up in a disadvantaged neighbourhood may have negative effects on children’s brain development. But for males, at least, positive parenting negated these negative effects, providing some good lessons for parents. Living in a disadvantaged neighbourhood (where there are more people who have low income jobs or are unemployed, are less [...]

6 Tips To Make Meal Times Less Stressful For Your Children And For Yourself

Meal times with young children can be stressful, especially after a day at work or a day caring for them. And if they refuse to eat the nutritious dinner you’ve cooked, this can easily lead to frustration. Here are six things you could do to make meal times a bit less stressful. Tip 1: Get [...]

By | 2017-06-09T10:50:06+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Poor Children Face Higher Risk Of Early Puberty Because Of Stress and Duress

Boys who grow up in hardship are more than four times as at risk of starting puberty aged 10 than those who grow up in safer, wealthier households. And girls who grow up disadvantaged are twice as likely to start puberty early than others. The startling findings, which may help explain why disadvantaged children are [...]

How To Create A Low Stress Environment For Your Child

When you put a load on a piece of metal you stress it. That’s what the engineers call it. Stress. There’s actually a profession that deals only with understanding how much of a load any material can take. They’re called stress engineers. And these folks know everything about what happens when you exert a lot [...]

10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm In Stressful Situations

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm and in control. If you [...]

20 Amazing Benefits Of Hugging According To Science

Over the centuries, various forms of interpersonal touch have become less common, influenced by changes in cultural values and new technology. Nowadays, with twenty four hour access to mobiles, texting and email, many people spend more time interacting with their technology than they do with each other. This lack of touch has many effects on [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:59:49+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How Childhood Stress Can Knock 20 Years Off Your Life

There is a scene in James Redford’s new film, Resilience, in which a paediatrician cites a parental misdeed so outmoded as to seem bizarre. “Parents used to smoke in the car with kids in the back and the windows rolled up,” she says, incredulous. How long ago those days now seem; how wise today’s parents [...]

By | 2017-05-15T10:56:29+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Mental Illness|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Why Uni Students Are Feeling More Stressed Than Ever Before

Days after the Federal Government announced a uni student fee hike, a national report has found students have higher rates of mental health problems than non-students, and being loaded with debt doesn't help. The report by the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, Orygen, lists some key reasons why uni students struggle with [...]

By | 2017-05-15T10:19:40+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Supporting And Improving Teacher’s Wellbeing

It is impossible to support the social and emotional health of young people, if we as teachers do not attend to our own emotional health. Anyone who has worked in schools or who knows a teacher will be aware that they are often stressed, tired, and running on empty until the next school holiday arrives. [...]

Stress Of Major Life Events Impacts Women More Than Men

New research has highlighted the potential gender gap in stress, with women reporting higher stress from life events such as death of a loved one, illness, losing their smartphone and Brexit. The study, based on YouGov research commissioned by The Physiological Society, asked over 2000 people to rate how stressful they found key life events—and [...]