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    THE IMPORTANCE OF SELF-DEVELOPMENT FOR TEENAGERS

    I recently ran a Self-Development workshop with a Transition Year group and was surprised at their reactions. This workshop was aimed at helping the students to understand the importance of a number of topics; The importance of liking yourself – Positive Self-Esteem. The meaning of Friendship. Getting to know your Strengths and learning to understand…

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    THE IMPORTANCE OF SELF-DEVELOPMENT FOR TEENAGERS

    I recently ran a Self-Development workshop with a Transition Year group and was surprised at their reactions. This workshop was aimed at helping the students to understand the importance of a number of topics; The importance of liking yourself – Positive Self-Esteem. The meaning of Friendship. Getting to know your Strengths and learning to understand…

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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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