Teenage Brains Are Wired To Learn

parenting teenagers Mar 30, 2021

We often give teenagers a hard time for being impulsive, emotional outbursts, taking risks, too much screen time, or just because they can’t get out of bed in the morning. But I want to talk about a teenage super-power: their extraordinary...

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Why Teenagers Are Vulnerable To depression

parenting teenagers Mar 23, 2021

Why are teenagers so susceptible to depression? And what can they do to thrive and be emotionally healthier? I share why the adolescent years are a window of heightened risk for depression and three tips to improve teenage emotional wellbeing....

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How To Talk To Teenagers

parenting teenagers Feb 02, 2021

Do you want to get your teenager to talk to you? I share my top tips on how to communicate with teenagers so they’ll talk to you more and help you stay connected with them. During the teenage years, children try to pull away from their...

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The Truth About Teenagers

parenting teenagers Jan 26, 2021

Why are teenagers so emotional? Have they lost their minds? And shouldn't they just grow up? Today I’m going to bust some common myths about teenagers, and share the actual purpose of the teenage brain. Two massive changes are happening in...

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Why Teenagers Need More Sleep

parenting teenagers Jan 19, 2021

You want your teenager to sleep better tonight? Today I’m going to share why teenagers need more sleep, and the best sleep science strategy to help them consistently get good sleep. This simple strategy has helped thousands of teenagers to...

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Supporting Your Children Through A Covid Christmas

parenting teenagers Dec 21, 2020

Many of us are in the heart-breaking position of not being able to see loved ones over the Christmas period. This is a difficult thing to accept as an adult. But it’s an even greater challenge for our children who will struggle to hold in...

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Demystifying The Female Brain With Dr Sarah McKay

 

How does the life of a women sculpt her brain? And how does the brain influence her experiences across the lifespan? We talk to neuroscientist, Dr Sarah McKay, about what happens inside the brains of women as they cycle through the phases...

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Teens And Screens: Should Parents Be worried?

parenting teenagers Nov 24, 2020

Why do teenagers spend so much time on screens and social media? What is driving their seemingly addictive behaviour? And what can parents do to help their children? I discuss the psychological hooks embedded in games and social media that draw...

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Demystifying The Teenage Brain

teenagers Nov 13, 2020

Why do teenagers suddenly and unexpectedly become irrational, uncommunicative and emotional? If you’re a parent of a teenager, you may often wonder what happened that even tempered, happy and well-behaved child, who you’ve been caring...

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Supporting Your Stressed Out Teenager

parenting teenagers Sep 23, 2020

Teenagers are back facing the stresses of school - new demands on their time, homework deadlines, and new challenges in the uncertain world that we now live in. Compared to adults, teenagers have less protection against stress because their brain...

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