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Healthy friendships – tips to keeping your BFF for life!

Great friendships are priceless, they can lift your spirits, make you laugh, and they are there for you when you need someone to talk to. Every one needs to have at least one great friend they can trust and rely on, an awesome BFF! Friends make you feel comfortable with yourself, so you don’t need to act like something you’re not. Your friends know your shortcomings and love you anyway. You are perhaps the “best version” of yourself when you’reRead More

Anxiety, depression & panic attacks

August 30, 2016 Advice, Help, Parents, Uncategorised

What is depression? Depression is more than just a low mood. It is a serious illness. It stops you from enjoying everyday life. We all feel sad, moody or a bit flat from time to time. However, people suffering from depression experience these feelings intensely for long periods of time. As it effects how people feel about themselves, often people lose interest in school, hobbies and activities that used to bring them happiness. Signs and symptoms When someone is sufferingRead More

Understanding our emotions

July 6, 2016 Advice, Help, Uncategorised

Emotions are a major part of human nature. They help us to understand information and teach us how to react. We start to learn about our emotions from when we are babies. When we are this young, we use facial expressions or act out the emotion such as laughter or crying. As a young child, our minds don’t really know what the emotion is or how to describe it. As we start to get older, we start to understand ourRead More

What are our teen girls greatest struggles?

December 1, 2014 Advice, Help, Parents, Uncategorised

  It feels like overnight I have gone from being an awkward teen to being ‘that’ adult that uses the most frustrating sentence ever…..”When I was your age.” Or another gem, “I know what you are going through.” When I use any of these sentences on my Beautiful Minds teens, I can see the expression on their faces. They literally want to find a sharp object and drive it into my eyes. Yes, it is fair to say that toRead More