Children who lack confidence will be reluctant to try new or challenging things because they're scared of failing or disappointing others. This could lead to problems in functioning later in life. For this reason it is important to instil a healthy confidence in our children. Here are 7 effective ways to do this: 1. Allow your … Continue reading How to Boost Confidence in Children
Bulimia is an eating disorder and mental health condition. People who have bulimia go through periods where they eat a lot of food in a very short amount of time (binge eating) and then make themselves sick (purging), use laxatives (medication to help them poo) or do excessive exercise, or a combination of these, to try to … Continue reading What is Bulimia?
Grief in children is often expressed differently to grief in adults - understanding the process for children will help you to help them. A child's behaviour during bereavement can be confusing. One moment they may be crying and the next playing happily. Children have their own ways of processing and expressing their pain and will … Continue reading How to Help Children Cope with Grief
Self-harm, also known as self-injury, is defined as the intentional, direct injuring of body tissue, usually done without the intent of suicide. Self harm has a stigma attached to it, with non-suffers often assuming the only reason for this behaviour is to garner ‘attention’. However, this behaviour is often routed in psychological suffering and provides … Continue reading Why do People Self-Harm?