Theresa

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Seven Ways To Build Your Mental Resilience

In a world where most people are afraid to fail, especially at work, mental resilience is becoming one of the most sought-after personal attributes that a leader can have. Fundamentally, mental resilience is about facing challenges head on and bouncing back from adversity. It’s a crucial element of …

Self-help

Why Do I Wake Up Early For No Reason? This Is What Your Body Is Trying To Tell You

It's happened to all of us at some point or another; waking up after what feels like a good night's sleep, only to find that it's still the middle of …

Sleep

Depressed People Use These Words More Often

They're not always negative words.<p>From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything. It is even noticeable in the way you speak and express yourself in writing. Sometimes this “language of depression” can have a powerful effect on …

Depression

Teen Depression Symptoms | Signs your Child is Depressed

Since adolescents are often moody, it can be difficult to recognize when your son or daughter has become depressed, and might need help. The thing …

Teens

Sunblock … Sunglasses … How Much Sun Protection Do You Really Need?

<b>Toxins are the Real Culprit</b><p>We release toxins through the skin. Lots of toxins—especially for those eating mostly cooked food. But it’s a vital …

Wellness

How to Look Good and Feel Great Whatever Your Age!

<b>The Changing Attitudes of Women</b><p>Maybe it’s because I am getting older myself or maybe it’s just a personal observation but I notice these days that …

Never let age define where you shop

SHARE<p>SHARE<p>This week I met an incredible woman at a wedding. She looked beautiful; was incredibly bright; had a wicked sense of humour; an effortless …

Dropping out of university: It's not the disaster you think it is

The best three years of your life, they say. You’ll hear it a million times before you go, while you’re there, and after you leave: university will …

Dropping out of uni: sometimes it's the right choice

Mistakes a person can make during the first term of university and whether I made them:<p>• Declaring your drunken love to a sober and unimpressed flatmate, having known them for all of 12 hours. Check.<p>• Turning up to a lecture late and quickly finding a seat, only to realise Mechanisms of Neuronal …

10 useless platitudes to stop saying this year

Do you ever notice words coming out of your mouth before you can really think, do I mean this? Is this even helpful?<p>Platitudes are vague, often …

Redirect Notice

The Part You Throw Away: Elmer Junk Model

“Today is our crying assembly,” Becky informed me this Friday morning. “We all sit in the school hall and talk about how the Year Sixes are going to …

clearing out old school papers

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A professional declutterer cleared out my wardrobe – and this is what I learnt

Handy tips for anyone hoarding clothes…<p>There’s a scene in the <i>Sex And The City</i> movie where Carrie falls in love with an apartment based mainly on the …

23 things to get rid of straightaway, according to decluttering experts

The easy way to feel more organised<p>Most of us crave a more organised home but, even with our best intentions, going through the decluttering process …

How To: 10 Reasons Why Drinking Gin Can Actually Be Good for You

Alcohol isn't exactly considered a healthy lifestyle choice; more often than not, it's associated with empty calories and bad decisions. But that …

10 Ways To Make Your Home A Stress-Free Sanctuary

Do you ever find that your home stresses you out?<p>A long time ago, I went through a phase where I constantly worked late and got anxiety when it was time to go home. At first, I couldn't figure out why since I seemed to enjoy work less than I enjoyed my home life.<p>After some therapy and …

Infographics

6 Ways Kids Use Flexible Thinking to Learn

Imagine you’re driving somewhere, and discover that a street you were planning to turn onto is blocked off for construction. Your initial plan for …

Magical Guide to Full Moons of 2017

Humans have always been dazzled by starring at the marvellous night-sky. Observing the miracle of creation makes us feel unique yet also part of …

Differentiation for SEN students: tips for boosting attainment

Special educational needs experts present three common scenarios where a learning difficulty could be stifling progress – and explain how you can adjust classwork<p>Over recent years there have been plenty of innovations aimed at addressing the needs of Special Educational Needs (SEN) students: among …

#1 Gifted Students Do Not Always Excel in School

In my blog post <b>A Gifted Child Checklist for Teachers ,</b> I listed ten basic characteristics and traits of gifted children – really nine since I …

Labour must do more to cater for gifted children, says Tristram Hunt

Labour must challenge its own taboos about helping the most gifted and talented children in schools by reviving plans to do more nationally to help them, the shadow education secretary, Tristam Hunt, has said today. Hunt has told the Guardian that in government he plans to set up a special fund, …

My view: Ten myths about gifted students and programs for gifted

<b>(CNN) -</b> American educators have struggled for more than 40 years to define giftedness. Yet even now, there is no universally agreed upon definition of what it means to be gifted. U.S. federal law defines gifted students as those who perform or who show promise of performing at high levels in any …

Male Body

The penis is able to get bigger and smaller because it’s made of erectile tissue – inside it’s like a sponge that can fill up with blood.<p>Penises come …

Transcript of "Rethinking infidelity ... a talk for anyone who has ever loved"

Infidelity is the ultimate betrayal. But does it have to be? Relationship therapist Esther Perel examines why people cheat, and unpacks why affairs …

How to dress in your 50s

Let's face it, you've achieved great things personally and professionally by the midlife marker, but you've still got lots more you want to do. Own …

Modern-day mental health: Brain imaging identifies different types of depression

<b>(hikrcn/Shutterstock)</b><p>Biological markers could enable tailored therapies that target individual differences in symptoms<p>Esther Landhuis<p>February 26, 2017 5:59pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>For much of her life Anne Dalton battled depression. She seldom spoke with …

Depression

15 Stretches You Should Do Every Damn Day

You know that moment when you just <i>need</i> to stretch — maybe it’s before getting out of bed in the morning, during a long flight or right after a long …

Yoga

This 5 Minute Exercise You Can Do With Just Your Hands Will Boost Energy & Balance Emotions

Jin Shin Jyutsu is a an ancient Japanese form of touch therapy that you can perform on yourself to help balance your energy and emotions through …