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    Mobile Phones in Teenagers Bedrooms during Sleeping Hours

    Teenagers – The Effects of Phones in Bedrooms during Sleeping Hours In 2012 it was estimated that 1/3 of teenagers slept with their phones under their pillow. I wonder what that percentage would be today? It is a growing concern that lack of sleep is one of the biggest issues with young people – especially…

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    STUDENT PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

      JumpStartYourConfidence launches: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS FOR STUDENTS (Primary and Secondary Schools) There is an inordinate amount of pressure on young people in school and socially today – from exam pressures to self-image concerns to trying to deal with the daily pressures of growing up – when facing the ongoing pressure of Social Media. Young…

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    Why would my teenager need a mentor?

    Does your teenager –  Lack confidence? Lack positivity? Lack interest in life? Feel overwhelmed with pressures of exams? Feel confused re friendship issues? Have a low self-esteem? Lack motivation? Have trouble controlling emotions? Have trouble dealing with Peer Pressure? If you answered YES to any of the above, you may want to find out more…

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    The Importance Of Real Friends In Our Kids Life

    Friendships are an important part of childhood. For many this happens naturally and many kids enjoy positive friendships throughout their childhood and adolescence. Unfortunately, for many, this does not happen quite so easily. I come across so many kids/adolescents who are confused and upset regarding friendships. Maybe it is the effects of social media, American…

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    Why Parents Need to Show Their True Feelings

    What is one of the most important qualities of a healthy relationship? Authenticity – being who we are, the good, the bad and the ugly. Being authentic creates openness, connection and trust. Where does that leave us as parents – how much of our emotional selves should we put away and how much should we…

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    5 Things that have made me a better mum.

      5 Things That Have Made Me A Better Mum Being a mum is one of the hardest jobs you will ever have. There are times when you might feel everything is out of control, your head is ready to explode, nobody is listening to you, you have cried from the frustration of it all,…

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    What is happiness? How can we pass this on to our kids?

    Recent research suggests that happiness is a combination of how satisfied you are with your life (for example, finding meaning in your work) and how good you feel on a day-to-day basis. Think of it like you think about weight: if you eat how you want to and are as active as you want to…

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