Jasmine Stately

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This is how you make your yoga practice a cardio workout

Obviously yoga has all sorts of benefits—just ask Lena Dunham. But its one drawback (if you can even call it that) is that while you certainly leave …

How to Perfect Your Flip Turn for Faster Swimming

Should triathletes spend time perfecting their flip turns? I get many requests for this kind of instruction, and I questioned its relevance to …

Children with mental health problems will be given more support, Theresa May expected to announce

Children who are victims of sexting and cyber-bullying will be given more support by schools, Theresa May will announce next as she vows to fight the "burning injustices" in modern Britain.<p>In a major domestic policy speech the Prime Minster will vow to do more to tackle inequalities and outline a …

We need to provide better mental health treatment in schools. Here’s how to start.

According to recent statistics from the National Institute of Mental Health, 1 in 5 kids in the United States has or has had a debilitating mental health disorder. In a classroom of 20 students (and that’s considered “small” for some public schools), four of those children could be struggling at …

Mental Health

Adult Drama Through A Child’s Eyes: How “A Monster Calls” Found Its Difficult Balance

“We need fantasy to understand reality,” says director J.A. Bayona<p>Movies about tragedy, especially ones that factor into Hollywood’s year-end surge of awards-friendly fare, rarely revolve around children. <i>A Monster Calls</i>, however, puts a child front and center, tackling subjects of terminal illness …

Finding kids' strengths (and why being good at singing isn't the same as being a superstar)

We live in a success-obsessed society that narrowly defines strengths as things we are good at. That’s not the whole story<p>We’ve all heard the saying “play to your strengths”. It’s common wisdom spouted by motivational speakers. But what do we really mean when we use this adage? As parents, how can …

Penguin Random House

What Smartphones Do to Children’s Eyes

A study found symptoms of pediatric dry-eye disease were more common among frequent smartphone users<p>By<p>Ann Lukits<p>Symptoms of dry-eye disease were more common in children who spent more time on smartphones and less time outdoors than other young people, a study in BMC Ophthalmology found.<p>When the …

Prenatal Development

Kid-Friendly Meditation Videos Help Little Ones Settle Down Before Bed

My kids are balls of pure energy who are offended by the very thought of bedtime. But meditation videos like this one actually keep their interest …

Kids

Kids Aren't Interested in Moral Conflict

Adults admire people who overcome temptation, but children judge them for feeling tempted in the first place.<p>When was the last time you were tempted, even briefly, to do something a little immoral? To lie, betray a friend’s confidence, cut in line, or take a little more than your share? I’m willing …

Philosophy

The 3-day detox that’ll jump-start your mind and body

Kelsey Patel knows your pain—literally.<p>Like many, she cycled through a range of jobs that were so demanding (at one point, she worked at the US …

7 Things You Can Do Right Now to Be More Productive in 2017

Now that 2016 is (finally) coming to an end, we want to make sure you start the new year on the right note. All of those ideas, projects, and new …

Time Management