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Females & autism

Currently there are about four autistic boys to every one girl with autism. However, with the increasing knowledge of the causes of autism and increased understanding of the broad range of characteristics within the spectrum, it is recognised that there … Continue reading

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How to support your child this exam results day

Waiting for exam results can be a stressful time for your child and for you. Here are some tips to help before the day, on the day and into the future. 1. In the run-up to results day Your child … Continue reading

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My mood has been low recently – what will help me feel better?

  Everyone experiences ups and downs in life. It is usual and normal to feel anxious, unhappy, stressed or depressed when things are difficult and challenging. This is a normal part of life. Low mood includes: Worry Sadness Tiredness because … Continue reading

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Giving a name to your emotion can help you control how you feel.

Sometimes you can feel such a mixture of physical and mental hurt that it can be overwhelming.  Finding a way out, or a way to control how you feel can be difficult, and imagining that you can feel differently, impossible. … Continue reading

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The benefits of positive emotions & how to boost your own feel-good factor.

A Professor of Social Psychology, Barbara Fredrickson studies positive emotions like love, happiness, inspiration and tranquillity. Nice job! Professor Fredrickson has found through various research studies that feeling positive not only makes us feel good, but it helps us to … Continue reading

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Can’t get a good night’s sleep & counting sheep really isn’t helping? Try these exercises to relax your mind & body.

Do you lie in bed worrying about tomorrow’s meeting with the boss at work? whether you annoyed your friend by not returning their text? who’s going to look after the kids whilst you’re at the doctors? is that a rash … Continue reading

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I’m worried I am anxious – how to recognise & reduce anxiety

A client asked me the other day what is the difference between worry and anxiety? How do you know that you are anxious and not just a little worried? Here’s a quick guide to help. Worry Worry is a natural … Continue reading

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Don’t see red – how to understand & manage anger.

What is anger? Anger is a normal emotion just like any other such as happy, sad, anxious, excited. However, anger can get us into more trouble than the others because if it boils over and we lose control, it often leads to … Continue reading

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3 easy steps to manage stress

Stress is the body’s response to change. We can react positively to change and it can drive us, motivate us and lead us to success. But too much stress is not a good thing and it leads to overload. It … Continue reading

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Understanding and talking to teenagers.

Is your teenage child moody, secretive and morose? Spending more time with friends, or on their own in their room, refusing to talk to you, and finding you a complete embarrassment? This is quite normal! As children develop and reach … Continue reading

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