Health

5 Surprising Ways Alcohol Effects Your Body

December 8, 2015

Alcohol. To teens, its temporary effects are dangerously euphoric and mysteriously alluring. It’s illegal, which speaks to the deep-rooted rebellious emotions many teens experience. It’s also unfamiliar, which makes it both new and enticing. And it’s a great way to blow off steam from many of the stresses that teens feel in their lives. What […]

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Get Your Teenagers Active With These 4 Warm-Up Techniques

December 8, 2015

Teenagers should engage in physical activity and sports for a variety of reasons. First of all, research has suggested that the teenage years may be the most important in regards to physical and mental development. There are direct ties between physical activity and improved academic performance. Indeed, studies have even shown that physical fitness could […]

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Why You Should Teach Your Kids How To Learn Instead Of What To Learn

December 7, 2015

The public education system, characterized by rigid guidelines and intense focus on examinations, has had a long history of notoriety and conspicuous shortcomings. So much so that Mark Twain publicly vowed: “I’ll never let my schooling interfere with my education.” Even Albert Einstein was incredulous about the formal education system and observed that, “Education is what […]

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Annoyed By The Sound of People Chewing? You Might Have Misophonia

December 5, 2015

When considering what it is that makes an individual’s blood boil and why it is they might erupt into a fit of rage occasionally, like Howard Beale in the classic satire film Network (“I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore!”), there is one rage catalyst most people will fail to […]

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Ways To Help Your Child Express Their Feelings

November 24, 2015

As children, many of us are taught to suppress our feelings “Be quiet and dry up your tears, it’s not a big deal”. It was preferred if kids were seen and not heard. Denying a child the chance to express themselves sends them a very loud message that their feelings are not worthy. The child […]

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