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Work Stress: Tips For Dealing With Common Workplace Problems

BY DR SARAH HUGHES Your Boss Sets Unreasonable Deadlines Working overtime to meet your boss’s unrealistic expectations will make you stressed (not to mention resentful), and in the longer-term you’ll eventually burn out.  Your boss won’t change unless you re-calibrate his or her expectations.  Each time you work through lunch or stay late to meet […]

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4 Tips To Build Confidence In Kids

Parenting: How To Raise Confident Kids BY DR. SARAH HUGHES Your self-esteem is how you feel about yourself and how important you think you are. It’s one of the most valuable things you can teach your child. All children will face challenges and set-backs but children with healthy self-esteem are more resilient and more able […]

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How Can I Help My Teen Have A Positive Body Image

Parenting Teens: Help Your Daughter Love Her Body BY DR. SARAH HUGHES Last year Girlfriend magazine published a survey of a thousand readers who were asked how they felt about their appearance. The results were sad to read. 96% of readers said they wanted to change a part of their body. Nearly 70% of readers […]

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Dr Google: Why We Shouldn’t Use Google To Diagnose Health Problems

Reasons Not To Rely On Dr. Google For A Health Assessment BY BRITTANY MCGILL The internet has revolutionised the way we seek and obtain information, but we should be cautious about using the internet to make important judgements and decisions about our health and wellbeing. The questions we ask Dr Google can range from the […]

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7 Tips To Help Your Child With Separation and Divorce

How To Parent Through Separation And Divorce BY EMMA BOLES Separation and divorce are extremely difficult and stressful for families. Although some kids will adjust well, others can experience emotional or behavioural difficulties. Often parents will be understandably preoccupied with managing the practical aspects of parenting when going through a separation, but it is also […]

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