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Not having enough money

I am Amanda, I am 16 years old. I started sixth form a couple of months ago. I have a lot of friends. It is often said that we are living in a consumer society. This means that we need to go shopping, buy things, and pay for almost anything we wish to do. I never...

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...

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...

Substance Abuse

Drugs You may have heard people speak negatively about drugs, and thought to yourself that they were obviously not speaking about the drugs prescribed by doctors. So what were they speaking about? More often than not, negative connotations are associated with...

Cyberbullying

What is Cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is bullying which occurs through Information & Communication Technology (ICT). The devices used to cyberbully include mobile phones, instant messaging, chat rooms, e-mail, webcams, social networking sites and gaming sites. The...

Bullying

Being Different A Story about Being Bullied When I was in primary school, I fit in well. I used to get invited to lots of parties and always had a cool amount of people at my own birthday parties. I was always surrounded by people to play with during breaktime. I was...

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...

Eating Disorders

“Eating disorders are serious mental illness not lifestyle choices” – Demi Lovato In this article, eating disorders will be discussed. A definition of what an eating disorder will be introduced, followed by the different types of existing eating disorders and what are...

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...

Love, sex and relationship

I can’t get you out of my mind I can’t seem to get you out of my mind. The way you walk, the way you talk, the way your eyes shine. I can’t seem to understand the way you bend your head to listen to every word I say And the way things between us are never dull or...

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Me & Myself

Dealing With Others

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Me & Myself

Dealing With Others

Relationships

Around Me

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