Archive for July 2018

Young People and Self-esteem

While we all have self-doubts at times, it is important for children to feel okay about themselves most of the time. Healthy self-esteem is feeling good about yourself, and feeling that you are a worthwhile person. Self-esteem is how you feel about yourself as a person and knowing that there are things that you can…

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Building Good Mental Health

Early support children and young people to look after their mental health and wellbeing are really important. Good mental health habits during adolescence provide a solid foundation for positive mental health in the future. While they go through puberty and the stage of development called adolescence young people deal with many changes. Changes in the…

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Obesity in Children

The number of overweight children has doubled in recent years, with a 25% of children considered overweight or obese. Causes of obesity in children include lack of physical activity, unhealthy food choices, and family eating habits. A rise in the number of overweight children is disturbing because it causes health problems and can lead to…

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Feeling Sad is Okay!

Everyone feels sad sometimes, just like everyone can feel joyful, proud, angry and plenty of other emotions. In other words, everyone has feelings, and those feelings are always changing. Sometimes we feel happy and sometimes we feel sad, whatever the feeling, it is real and part of living. When we talk about sadness, we use…

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