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Teens & Young Adults

Unemployment

  • 2 min read

What is unemployment? Unemployment occurs when a person is able and willing to work but currently is not working. The prevalence of unemployment is usually measured using the unemployment rate, which is the percentage of people who are capable of working but are not working.   How do people become… 

Being a Good Student

  • 3 min read

How to be a Good Student Not all people are born good students but good students can be created from developing good study habits. Being a good student takes a lot of things, but to be a good student one will always have to persevere (be persistent, refuse to stop).… 

Bullying

  • 5 min read

What is Bullying? Bullying is when someone keeps doing or saying things to have power or control over another person. There are many ways that someone can be bullied: Verbally- such as name-calling, put downs, threats, teasing. Physically- being punched, tripped, kicked or having your belongings (lunch, money, books) stolen… 

Exam Tips

  • 8 min read

What Is Stress? Stress is what you feel when you are worried or uncomfortable about something. This worry in your mind can make your body feel bad. You may feel angry, frustrated, scared, or afraid — which can give you a stomachache or a headache or even make you feel… 

Peer Pressure

  • 3 min read

So what is peer pressure? It is not uncommon to want to be a part of a group and feel like we belong in our community. Peers influence your life, even if you don’t realize it, just by spending time with you. You learn from them, and they learn from… 

Death of a Loved One

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Death of A Loved One The loss of a parent or close family member can be devastating to children. They need help and support so that they can move on in a healthy balanced manner. The most important thing to recognize is that every child responds to death differently. It… 

Divorce / Separation

  • 4 min read

What is Separation? Separation is when two adults who live together, and who have been in a relationship decide to live apart. This can be temporary until they can work out problems or permanent where they go their separate ways. A divorce is an order of the Court declaring a… 

Family Relationships

  • 3 min read

The Importance of Family Relationships Family relationships are important as they help us interact with the wider social world. The family is where we first see how relationships work by observing our parents, our grandparents, siblings and other family members relate to each other. The quality of our family relationships… 

Partner Relationships

  • 7 min read

Partner Relationship The teenage years for many is a time that people get involved in their first relationships. While having a girlfriend or boyfriend might be exciting and fun, teens often feel confused about relationships. It is important to stay safe and happy whether or not you decide to become… 

Problems with Friends

  • 2 min read

Friendships Friendships are a type of relationship. Lasting friendships are built on: Trust Communication Respect Common interests   Sometimes we become upset if our usual friend plays with or talks to other children in school or in the neighbourhood. We might feel like our friend has abandoned us. We might…