- TESTS – some tips for staying calm before, during & after.
- 3 easy steps to stress-free revision
- Females & autism
- I am worried about my son’s online gambling – how can I help him?
- My mood has been low recently – what will help me feel better?
- The Wheel of Emotion – helping you understand what you feel.
- Giving a name to your emotion can help you control how you feel.
- How to get the most out of your study time.
- How to stress-proof your Christmas
- The benefits of positive emotions & how to boost your own feel-good factor.
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This year, exams aren’t happening in the usual way. Instead pupils are taking tests and completing assessments. These might be during class time or more formally in the gym hall. This can still be a nerve-wracking experience. Here are some tips … Continue reading
Revising can be stressful and overwhelming. These 3 steps can reduce your stress and help you manage your time and workload effectively. Good luck! Part One – TIME MANAGEMENT Draw up a revision timetable. Make sure it’s realistic for you. … Continue reading
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
A study of 96,000 European school students aged 15-16 years old has shown that 23% of boys report that they have gambled online for money and 12% report doing so frequently (2-4 times a month or more). There is growing … Continue reading
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
Use the Wheel of Emotion to help you understand how you feel. Start in the middle of the wheel, and pick the label that best fits how to feel and work outwards through the spokes and stop when the label makes the … Continue reading
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
For anyone with prelims coming up in the New Year – here’s a guide to making the most of your revision time. Plan your study time Draw up a calendar plan of what you are going to revise, when. Tie … Continue reading
The run-up to Christmas can be difficult– demands on your time and money coming from left, right and centre, tricky family relationships to navigate and expectations running high. However, it is possible to reduce the pressure on you, before it … Continue reading
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