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Mental Health Coping Strategies

A depressive mood or feelings of anxiety may occur from time to time or be more long term. Whatever you’re experiencing, it’s important to have effective ways of coping that protect your mental well-being. Positive coping strategies are when you are actively taking care of and being kind to yourself. Getting out into the great […]

Exam Results!

After months of hard work and pressure preparing for and taking exams, further stress on young people comes with results: not meeting your own or others’ expectations; worries about what’s ahead, even if you’re on the path you wanted; post-exam deflation. This new level of stress can lead to feelings of depression, anxiety, low self-esteem […]

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Mental Well-Being in Times of Unrest

Social and political unrest create uncertainty, and concerns about the future, as we are seeing with the anti-extradition bill protests in Hong Kong. We may feel new or exaggerated emotions as a result; fear, anxiety, low mood and more. It’s important to protect your mental well-being in such times. Talking with a friend or family […]

Kids Need More Time and Guidance from Adults

Interesting article https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/apr/27/technology-threatens-child-development-psychology-expert-warns?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other Interesting research on child development. Kids need more non-judgemental time with adults. Technology can get in the way of child/parent time.

Reflection, Renewal and Hope

🐥 Easter means different things to different people. From the Weez Project in Hong Kong, we’re seeing it as time for reflection,renewal and hope.  I can’t help but REFLECT on why so many young people continue to be affected by serious emotional issues that impinge on their lives. The Samaritans In Hong Kong estimate that […]

Remembering Jamie

Two years ago we lost our fabulous son who meant the complete world to us. On this saddest of anniversaries, we hold on to our cherished memories of who he was, all the amazing things he did, all he achieved and what he gave to us all throughout his unfairly shortened life. We think of […]