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Summertime and the living is easy but what about parenting teens?

Teens have been looking forward since Easter to almost 3 months of freedom and frolicking. On the other hand, you are dreading it! You imagine the worst. Hours of unsupervised time and a teen; what could possibly go wrong?! Your stress and anxiety builds as they are on their summer holidays. Camps and Gaeltachts cover a few weeks but what about the rest of the time available to them?

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De-Stress From Distress

Stress is a normal part of life and the human body is equipped to respond and react to it. Stress can have positive impacts: it assists the human body and mind to be alert, to avoid danger and to be focused and productive.

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Exam-Time Stressbusters

Smart Psychology founders Orla McLoughlin and Marianne Wall help people overcome difficulties in their lives through workshops, courses and one-to-one counselling, and this week – as the countdown to exams begins in earnest — some tips for parents on how to help their exam candidates handle the stress and strain!

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Tips to Improve Your Sleep

Remember your bed is for sleeping, not for worrying so if you are unable to sleep after 30 minutes get up and have a glass of water or read a magazine. Only return to bed when you feel more relaxed.

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Welcome to Smart Psychology

Welcome to our new psychology service- Smart Psychology. Sign up to our newsletter to be kept up to date on talks, groups and events in Cork.

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Important to have a routine