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Why trauma needs safe environments
Why trauma needs safe environments 150 150 Jane Evans

  As a therapist, counsellor, teacher, support worker, early years practitioner or however you are working with children, young people or adults its often about having conversations. Sometimes you might…

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Why naughty needs a time-out!
Why naughty needs a time-out! 150 150 Jane Evans

Should anyone still be calling children naughty?  If you aren’t a fan of naughty, or sending children to the step, chair or thinking cloud of shame, there’s some good news…Unless…

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Should we hold back on diagnosing children?
Should we hold back on diagnosing children? 150 150 Jane Evans

“Of course Jane I know you don’t like diagnoses for children.” Where do you sit when it comes to diagnosing children based on their behaviour? During a recent discussion, not…

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Why are we SO anxious about other people’s opinions?
Why are we SO anxious about other people’s opinions? 150 150 Jane Evans

Why do other people’s opinions plague us? Be honest… How much of your daily thinking is taken up endlessly analysing and worrying about what other people think about, what you:…

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Why will this year’s diet fad set you up for another failure?
Why will this year’s diet fad set you up for another failure? 150 150 Jane Evans

Diets don’t work! Yet like lemmings off a cliff every year, especially in January and around April/May, we jump off the cliff right back onto the diet merry-go round wreck…

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Can you be rid of exam stress?
Can you be rid of exam stress? 150 150 Jane Evans

You are it! You really matter during the build up to exam time and when they actually happen! However your youngsters might react to you, they truly need you to…

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Why is the blame game so addictive?
Why is the blame game so addictive? 150 150 Jane Evans

The blame loop Having someone or something external to blame when things don’t go our way, or WE make a mistake, can easily become a habit. In childhood, blaming others…

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What keeps you swimming back to self-destruct?
What keeps you swimming back to self-destruct? 150 150 Jane Evans

Do you keep drowning your health, happiness and success in a pool of self-sabotage? Whilst rescuing bees from the pool where I am staying in Australia, (yep honestly I am,…

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Are we our illnesses?
Are we our illnesses? 150 150 Jane Evans

Have you ever described yourself as: A migraine sufferer Having a ‘dodgy back/knee/stomach Asthmatic A hayfever sufferer Intolerant to dairy, gluten, eggs… Prone to catching colds and other bugs Having…

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Should you really just chill out about your child’s screen usage?
Should you really just chill out about your child’s screen usage? 150 150 Jane Evans

Should you really be concerned about the effects screen time is having on your child? According to a report by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), no! In…

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