Self-care is about being good to yourself. It’s about making time to do things that you enjoy. It helps you feel good about yourself in mind, body and soul.
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We all know that cigarettes are bad for us, but still so many teenagers light up. What attracts people to smoke? What do cigarettes do to your body? How do you get past the nicotine cravings?
Practicing mediation and mindfulness makes you:
Happier, healthier, have better relationships, do better at school and improves your fitness. It's easy to do. Here's how to start:
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Finishing something makes you feel proud. Quitting because you have lost interest leaves you feeling like you've failed. Or maybe you great at starting new things but struggle to get to the finish line? Watch this motivational video with 3 tips to help you finish well!
Being grateful is important no matter what's happening in your life. Even if you feel like your world is crashing down around you. It might sound strange, but gratitude is one of the surest pathways to happiness.
Feeling truly good about yourself means loving the person you are inside and out. This isn’t always easy, but check these resources: Lizzo on body positivity and Teen Body Image And Self-esteem - A Practical Guide For Parents
Life is full of ups and downs. So, knowing when to ask for help and feeling good about it is an important skill. Learn why this is so important and how to get the support you need.
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There's lots of info on the dangers of drinking too much or smoking too much cannabis. Here is some information on what happens in the long term to your body and your brain. You can also visit SMART Recovery for extra resources. Get informed and then you decide what type of future you want for yourself.
When you see yourself and the world around you in a positive way it's surprising what happens. You become healthier and happier. You're more open to seeing beauty, joy and opportunities that exist around you. Here are some ideas.
Self love sounds stuck-up, selfish and arrogant. But, if we don’t love ourselves it's hard to love anyone else. Learn what self-love actually means and how to become a great friend to yourself.