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    SELF-DEVELOPMENT & MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP FOR TEENAGERS

    I recently teamed up with Katie Aherne (Yoga/Mindfulness Instructor) and ran a Teenage Workshop in the Kingsley Hotel, Cork. This was a great success – the teens really got involved in both sections of the workshop and the response was very positive. Teenagers need a reality check on what really matters in their world. Social…

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    The Importance of Values within the Family Home

    What are ‘Family Values”? Your values are your moral and ethical principles. Values are often a guide for the decisions you make and how you choose to live your life. You most likely have a pretty good sense of what your individual values are. It can be a little more complex to try to define…

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    THE MANY VARIED VOICES IN YOUR TEENAGERS HEAD

      After 8 years of working with teenagers (male and female) I wanted to put together a few thoughts for parents – from the teenagers perspective. Many of these thoughts we may not think about but we do need to. There are many stressors in parenting teenagers today but there are many ways to make…

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    With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there ’s a likely culprit November 14, 2017 2.36pm GMT (The conversation.com)

    Around 2012, something started going wrong in the lives of teens. In just the five years between 2010 and 2015, the number of U.S. teens who felt useless and joyless – classic symptoms of depression – surged 33 percent in large national surveys. Teen suicide attempts increased 23 percent. Even more troubling, the number of…

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    THE PASSENGER BY MADISYN TAYLOR

    Simply going through the motions of life puts us directly in the passenger seat when we should really be in the driver’s seat. It’s easy to go through this fast-paced world feeling as if you are being dragged through your weeks on the back of a wild horse. Many of us go from one thing…

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    THE IMPORTANCE OF BUILDING RESILIENCE IN OUR KIDS & TEENAGERS

    We want our kids to be happy, successful, healthy and safe – this is a natural wish for every parent. But the reality is ‘there are no guarantees – except for those we wish were not there’. Despite our hopes, prayers, and best endeavours the only guarantees we have are; no matter what we do,…

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