Studies have shown that mindfulness training can boost a range of mental and physical health problems, but how it works hasn’t been clear. Now, researchers have developed a model suggesting that mindfulness influences health via stress reduction pathways.
Parenting adolescents can be challenging due to the rapid changes happening for young people cognitively, emotionally, physically and socially. Research shows that parental practices and adult mental health play important roles in the overall mental health and wellbeing of young people.
Sudden and unexpected events can elicit intense emotions, uncertainty and catastrophic thinking. During a pandemic, it is reasonable to feel worried, anxious, confused and to experience low mood. Now is the time to take responsibility and to learn to manage your mental health.