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By - Lisa van der Heijden

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 - Lisa van der Heijden

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

Self-Harm
By - Leeran Gold

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

Self-Harm
By - Leeran Gold

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

self-harm
By - Leeran Gold

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

crisis
By - Leeran Gold

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

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