How Bullying Manifests in 2020 – And How Youth Counseling Can Help
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How Bullying Manifests in 2020 – And How Youth Counseling Can Help

Bullying, no matter how severe, is never acceptable.   Nonetheless, bullying as a concept has existed throughout our civilization, manifesting itself in different forms over the years.   Bullying remains a serious issue in today’s age, especially for youth. It can be extremely problematic in the modern setting, as there are even more avenues for...

Is Your Emotional Health Holding Back Your Academic Achievement?
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Is Your Emotional Health Holding Back Your Academic Achievement?

Our emotional state has a significant effect on everyday life and can be a big impact on day-to-day tasks.   Studies have shown that students who are suffering from emotional health issues tend to struggle academically as well. In fact, research and surveys suggest that mental health can directly affect grade. Hard work is not enough for...

Is Anxiety Holding You (or Your Teen) Back from Achieving More?
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Is Anxiety Holding You (or Your Teen) Back from Achieving More?

  Everyday life can be very stressful.   Work, personal relationships, and even simple things can introduce stressors into our lives. Teens are subjected to stress as well – in some cases more than adults. They are constantly exposed to hormonal changes that can cause changes to their mood and emotions. These changes, coupled with...

How Depression Affects Teens – And How To Overcome It
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How Depression Affects Teens – And How To Overcome It

Depression is a mood disorder that has both psychological and physical effects. Many people dismiss it as “just a mood problem,” but depression is more than just that. Depression is a real illness, and as such, requires proper treatment to be overcome.   The WHO estimates that around 300 million people are affected by depression...