Teenagers

Parenting tweens and teenagers

How to Encourage Positive Behaviour in Teenagers

Teenagers are going through a unique developmental stage as they transition from being children to adulthood. While teens may seem complicated; when parents learn how to encourage positive behaviour in their teenagers; it is less of a struggle. Their moods change, they have impulsive tendencies and are constantly searching for meaning. Many are also notorious…

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Puberty and your Child: How Parents can help the Right Way

The goal of the  International Adolescent Health Week, is for all parents, teachers, advocates, and caregivers focus on the health and well-being of our adolescents. The theme this year is “Adolescent Resilience in the face of a Pandemic”. An IGLive discussion was held on Monday, March 22nd, 2021, themed; Preparing Children for Puberty: what parents…

social media affects our brains

Social Media Affects Our Brains: Learn How to Immediately Take Action

You might have heard a lot about Social Media and how it affects our brains! Now, whether it is a myth or a fact; there are several things you can do to immediately take action and protect yourself from the negative influences. According to neuroscience scientific discoveries, in the last 15 years, social media has become…

What Age Does Mental Health Illness Show Up?

On one hand, mental health is the overall wellness of how you think, regulate your feelings and how you behave. On the other hand, Mental illness or mental health disorder is defined as patterns or changes (in ones thinking, feeling or behaviour) that disrupt a person’s ability to function. They are conditions that affect a…

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