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The Effects of and Solutions to Bullying

Ivana Pejakovic B.Sc., MAAccording to research, 1 in 7 Canadian children between the ages of 11 and 16 have at one time been bullied (Journal of Pediatrics). Researchers at the University of Guelph found that 50% of local school children reported being bullied in the last month. Forty-five percent of these same children said they […]

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  September 18, 2011   No comments

Helping Teens Eliminate Self-limiting Beliefs

Ivana Pejakovic B.Sc., MAMany times we don’t achieve the things we want to. The reason? Our negative beliefs about ourselves and our abilities hold us back. These beliefs include undervaluing our worth as a person, rejecting our birth right to be successful, and carrying false beliefs regarding our capabilities. Our self-limiting beliefs usually originate in […]

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  July 20, 2011   No comments

How Teens are Influenced by Celebrities

Ivana Pejakovic B.Sc., MATeens tend to model the most popular celebrities for guidance in their day-to-day lives. Because celebrities are not only envied by our society but their images are splashed across magazines, social media, television, and movies, it’s natural for teens to use them as role models. While lot’s of celebrities are a positive […]

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  April 23, 2011   No comments