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Sex education for the 21st century guy

In a world of the ongoing conversation about consent highlighted by #MeToo, where can young men get a reliable, healthy understanding of sex? In Respect, Swedish writer and sex education expert Inti Chavez-Perez talks directly to […]

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Should we be concerned about videogames?

Alexander Kriss is a psychotherapist and the author of Universal Play. Here, he asks whether we should be concerned about videogames. Are the claims often made in the media correct? What does our relationship with games […]

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What to expect when you’re expecting again

You’ve been pregnant before, but that doesn’t mean that your second pregnancy will be the same. For some, their pregnancies are very similar; for others they are like chalk and cheese. No matter how similar […]

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Rethinking Self-Esteem: Busting Myths and Offering Solutions

It is a widely held belief that those who are more successful and higher above the average are happier and more satisfied with themselves and their lives than those below average. But if this were […]

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How to work with the voice of fear

All of us, despite the confidence we may exude, can and will experience fear. It is an emotion intrinsic to us as human beings and one that has secured our survival through ages of Darwinian […]

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The Power of Reading Aloud

A miracle occurs when one person reads to another, when words on a page are transformed into dynamic quests that move the heart, brain and imagination. Grounded in neuroscience and behavioural research, The Enchanted Hour […]

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How to tell if your child has a sleep problem

Clinical psychologists and authors Rachel Hiller and Michael Gradisar have helped hundreds of children (and their parents) to sleep better through the night. In this edited excerpt from Helping Your Child With Sleep Problems, they […]

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How to change the language around dyslexia

Dyslexia in the modern world There is a sea change in terms of attitudes to dyslexia, as shown by the growing numbers of famous and successful dyslexics speaking out about their own dyslexia. People succeed […]

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How to not mess up parenting your teenage daughter

Sometimes the best place to start is with our mistakes so here’s a list of classic teen parenting mishaps. Fortunately, children are really good at letting us know when we’re getting it wrong! See how […]

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There’s no need to dread the teen years

Parents need not dread the teen years — and nor should children — yet many do.  We remember what we were like in our teens and hear what other’s teens get up to and we […]

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Time to Help Your Parents

Life expectancy is on the rise, and they say 70 is the new 50. People are living longer, but there is, inevitably, a point when most of us have to face the fact that Mum […]

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How to Tackle Intrusive Thoughts

Sometimes the main problem in OCD is the presence of unpleasant thoughts, or intrusive thoughts, which just pop into your mind. The thoughts are usually horrible and repulsive. But the harder one tries to avoid having […]

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