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The impact of a ‘one-size-fits-all’ education system

Clinical Psychologist and mother, Dr Hayley Smith, shares her concerns about how the current education system is failing children.

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Tips for dealing with ‘Pesky’ Behaviour

Children’s behaviour can sometimes drive us up the wall! But I have found that If we deal with different types of behaviour in different ways, we are more likely to get the results we want in our children. As a rule of thumb, I choose to do one of two things - Ignore behaviour or Praise It.


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The Healing Power of Nature

The Healing Power of Nature by Lucy James
This morning, I finally did the thing that, for the past two years, I have been promising myself I would do: I witnessed the world awakening.
Rewind seven hours and I am standing bare footed on the wet earth, cadences of the dawn chorus and the first flow of sunrise dripping simultaneously through the trees.

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Run-Talk-Run Stratford-Upon-Avon

I don’t think I’ve ever come back from a run and not felt better than when I headed out. A combination of being out in nature, of getting my body moving, my heart pumping, endorphins flowing. A bit of headspace and a break from the pressures of the day. I also know, as cliché as it sounds, that it’s good to talk.

Run Talk Run, as the name suggests, incorporates both.

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Understanding Cyberbullying

Hello, my name is Hazel Morgan and I am in my final year of a 4 year doctorate in Counselling Psychology. As part of my training, I am required to conduct some research that will be published and will be of value to society and the academic world, so I have decided to explore the very important topic of cyberbullying.

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These are stressful times. Do you have a really effective way to handle the stress you experience?

How relaxed are you right now?

If you're not sure, why not try Tibetan Yoga at Lifeways?

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Banishing Those Lockdown Blues

Now that we have dates in the diary for lockdown to ease, we should be feeling better – but what if we are not? The strangeness of this time may mean that we have not dispelled the January blues. Emotional wellbeing coach, Belinda Wells, gives 10 practical ways to banish the blues and build positivity in this period before we reach an end to social distancing.

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How to Stay Sane Whilst Home Schooling

Then end of lockdown may be in sight, but those with young children could still be facing a few more weeks of home schooling. Ollie Coach, Belinda Wells, herself a former teacher, discusses how to look after your own wellbeing and that of your children whilst everyone is still at home together.

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101 Things To Do in Lockdown

Running out of ideas to keep busy in lockdown? You are sure to find something new to stimulate your mind or help you to connect to the outside world in this list of ideas from Lucy Shepherd of Therapy Centre Services.

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