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By - Cynthia

Intrinsic motivation as a source of vitality?

“Vitality management is provided for organizations that have a vision”. A quote from Pauline van Dorssen coach of “Vital people in a vital organization”. This is a new successful training (NIP). Positive psychology and the use of vitality are central. The interest of both Occupational and Organizational Psychologists and Occupational Health Psychologists is high: all groups are full. In addition,

By - Cynthia

The Relationship Between Media Multitasking and Executive Function in Early Adolescents

The increasing prevalence of media multitasking among adolescents is concerning because it may be negatively related to goal-directed behavior. This study investigated the relationship between media multitasking and executive function in 523 early adolescents (aged 11-15; 48% girls). The three central components of executive functions (i.e., working memory, shifting, and inhibition) were measured using self-reports and standardized performance-based tasks (Digit

By - Cynthia

Self-Harm Series – Part 3 –

What can I do to help my teen? In addition to regular professional mental health support, here are some things you can do to help your teen: – Show that you care – Be non-judgmental – Accept your teen’s feelings – Suggest distractions – Learn basic first aid – Encourage them to communicate their feelings – Ensure an authoritative balance

By - Cynthia

Self-Harm Series – Part 2 –

How do I know if my teen is self-harming? Self-harming is usually a very private and secretive behavior. Teens may self-harm on areas of their bodies that are difficult to see. In some cases, teens may self-harm in more obvious areas including their wrists, ankles, arms and legs. If you notice dressing or bandages, or cuts, bruises, burns and/or marks

By - Cynthia

Self-Harm Series – Part 1 –

What is self-harm? Self-harm is the deliberate self-inflicted destruction of body tissue. It can occur with or without suicidal intentions. A commonly used term is ‘non-suicidal self-injury’ (NSSI), which refers to self-injury that is carried out without suicidal intent. If my teen self-harms, does that mean they are suicidal? It does not necessarily mean that your teen is suicidal if

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Signs your son or daughter may be in crisis

Signs that your son or daughter may be in crisis include; – Self-harming such as cutting or burning – Expressing suicidal thoughts – Withdrawal from friends and family – Poor academic performance – Getting into fights at school or at home – Changes in appetite and body weight – Appearing moody, anxious and irritable – Posting negative self statements on