Young Australians are becoming heavier. This is cause for concern as researchers have now found that being overweight at age 18 puts young people at risk
Bullying can seriously impact a child. but dealing with it promptly and can make a real difference
Bullying among students can be a significant challenge for schools to tackle, particularly when they are hidden
Teenagers who admit problems with binge eating or general overeating are likely to have poor self-esteem and may even be suicidal
Overweight children face an increased risk of having poor self esteem during early adolescence
How can teachers help foster resilience in their students? And what role does resilience play in overall health?
High levels of school-related stress have been linked to low levels of leisure time physical activity and poor health. So how can we change this?
Being healthy is not just about looking after our bodies - we also have to pay attention to our minds
Stress flowing from parental conflict, depression, poverty and unemployment makes children more likely to become unwell
You might think exercising your brain means mathematics or science or language lessons. Classroom activities are great for your 'grey matter' and so is physical activity
Exercise is good for our bodies in so many ways
Science is finally a wake-up to something Mexicans have known for centuries; a siesta or 'power nap' is good for the brain