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How building your self-esteem can help your teenager be more self-confident

During my time as a teen therapist, I have helped hundreds of teenagers build confidence and resilience. I have also seen that children who seemed confident throughout childhood may struggle to maintain self-assurance during their teen years. For many, adolescence is a difficult time filled with self-doubt, a questionable body image, fears, and insecurities. This …

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Why is communication and setting boundaries the key to a healthy relationship?

Relationships are not fairy tales. There will be agreements and disagreements, happiness and sometimes unhappiness. However, that doesn’t mean you and your partner aren’t a good fit. This blog will explore why you should have open communication and clear boundaries as a couple. A relationship is a lot like a plant. To grow they need …

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How to Handle Stressful Family Dynamics This Festive Season

Christmas is right around the corner, meaning families across the world will be coming together to celebrate the holiday.  This sounds fun, right? People come together to enjoy good food, reconnect, enjoying the feeling of being together. Well, for a lot of people, this is not the case. This blog delves into how you can handle stressful family dynamics …

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The Effects of The Pandemic on Children’s Mental Health

Imagining your child to be anything other than happy is a daunting and terrifying notion for every parent. However, during the pandemic and its aftermath, this will have become a reality for most in one form or another. This blog will explore the effects of the pandemic on children’s mental health.  “In February 2021, Radio 4’s …

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How Does Emotional Intelligence Affect Relationships?

How can we maintain healthy relationships full of communication and understanding? It’s important we can perceive, control, and evaluate the emotions we feel. It’s also important when it comes to interpreting and responding to other persons. This concept is known as emotional intelligence. As humans, we need this when making genuine connections and conversing with …

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