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Communication with parents

Communication with Parents – by Mandy aged 14 Oh my goodness, I wonder if anyone has the same problem as I do – ha ha of this I am sure.  My problem is communicating with my parents, I feel that they are just so old fashioned.  They really do not understand...

Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO)

In our modern world of constant connectivity, it's easy to get caught up in the widespread phenomenon known as FOMO, or the "Fear of Missing Out." FOMO is a powerful emotional force that can deeply affect our mental well-being. Many of us have felt it, and its impact...

Professional Support

With each day we constantly process and develop social skills and emotional experiences as we try to lead happy, healthy lives.  Sometimes our own experiences and behaviour interfere with our ability to remain happy and at ease and sadness overwhelms our mental...

Self-Harm

What is Self-Harm? Self-harm is not a mental health illness itself, however, in most cases, it occurs with mental illnesses like borderline personality disorder, depression, eating disorders, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder.  Individuals who have experienced...

LGBTQIA+

You may have come across a few words or terms to describe those within the gay community. This could have been by overhearing or participating in conversations, and/ or via the use of the internet. But what do these terms mean? Definitions: Coming Out-  the...

Emotions

How often do you feel happy, sad, angry or scared?  These are just some of the many emotions we experience.  Emotions come to us in different doses. We may feel a light wave of joy when we see a person we love, or feel shaken by a rush of anger when someone...

Online Safety

As you know, the Internet offers many benefits such as keeping in touch with friends, playing games and watching short videos. However it is important to keep in mind that the use of the Internet also brings with it a set of risks which are similar to what one could...

Family

In school I was always taught that the traditional family always had a mother, father and children living in one house. But it’s different for me and my friend; I live with my mum and he lives with his aunt. We were never told  that family structure could be...

Neurology of the Brain

The Hindbrain The hindbrain includes the upper part of the spinal cord, the brain stem, and a wrinkled ballof tissue called the cerebellum. It is involved in many physiological processes that keep us alive such as our heart rate, breathing, and swallowing. The...

Easing into a major milestone: Retirement

You’ve been working for many years and now you are approaching retirement. You know people who have already retired and while some seem happier than others, you might be wondering how retirement will be for you. You might ask, ‘What will it take for me to be happy...

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Me & Myself

Dealing With Others

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Me & Myself

Dealing With Others

Relationships

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