Six Reasons Why 13 Reasons Why Is The Best Thing to happen to TV of late.

Sophie Pope | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Sophie Pope

An audience divided, viewers of 13 Reasons Why have had a lot of opinions on how the show televised rape, bullying and suicide. Schools are warning ch...

Project Teen: Six Things I'd Say To My Teenage Self

Samantha Walsh | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha Walsh

Don't be ashamed of your USP. (That's Unique Selling Point, kiddo). Yes, you do have one. Several, in fact. You're a six foot natural blonde with brains, for Christ's sake. Instead of hunching your shoulders and mooching about like Herman Munster, push your shoulders back, stand tall and be proud.

20 Things To Avoid When Parenting A Teenager

Cai Graham | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Parents
Cai Graham

As our children grow up everything, starts to change. No sooner do we start feeling confident that we have this 'parenting-lark' sussed - that the goalposts start moving. Here are some pointers: helping you and your teen navigate adolescence.

Young People With Cancer Need Better Relationships and Sex Advice

Matt Whyman | Posted 20.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Matt Whyman

Every day, six young people aged 16-24 receive the shocking news that they have cancer. Treatment usually starts immediately, can last for up to three years, and disrupts every area of their lives. Of course, this can include relationships and sex. And yet at such a formative time the issues that arise are not often openly discussed. Until now.

On Turning 21

Charlotte Ballantyne | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Charlotte Ballantyne

Getting older is also really funny, because when I was a teenager I liked the feeling of being one, of being a youth. Yet now that I'm a little older, I'd never want to go back to being that age.

Generation X-tra Clean

Liz Fraser | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Fraser

Good news; today's teenagers are less likely to drink, smoke and take drugs than their predecessors, according to statistics from the Department of Health this week. This, it would seem, makes them the most sensible, healthy and fresh-smelling generation for a decade.

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Have a Penis Enlargement

Suzi Godson | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

This one is for Adrian Albert Mole and all other males, young and old, who worry incessantly about the size of their members...

What Role Do Parents Play in Their Child's Marriage?

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Muhammad Abdul Bari

Involvement of parents and family members has a more likelihood of bringing a better spouse with matching backgrounds in terms of family and upbringing - not just on external features. Morally upright young people would obviously look for morally upright life-partners and they would go the extra mile to find a reasonable match.

Turning Teenage - Understanding Adolescence

Nicola Morgan | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Nicola Morgan

Some young people segue into adolescence smoothly, unnoticeably, charming their way seamlessly towards adulthood and independence from parental control. Others don't. For many, the transition is sudden, bewildering for them and the adults surrounding them.

Teenage Stress - For Mental Health Awareness Week

Nicola Morgan | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Nicola Morgan

"Teenage stress? Not in my day. We just got on with it!" A common reaction, usually accompanied by a supercilious smile. Or, "Teenagers? They don't know they're born! Wait till they've got bills and taxes and children and no holidays - then they'll know about stress!" More supercilious smiles. But many adults working or living with teenagers have a different narrative. They see symptoms of negative stress: sleep problems, poor concentration and performance, irritability.

The Lazy Doctor and the Drunk Electrician

Professor Ian Robertson | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Professor Ian Robertson

ADHD is being grossly overdiagnosed in the USA and in some other countries for a range of commercial and social reasons. For millions of children to be taking powerful drugs which can have dangerous side effects is an example of the sort of pharmaceutical scandal that emerges every few decades, usually as a result of lazy and lax prescribing habits by doctors.

Avoiding Disappointment This Christmas

Dr Elizabeth Kilbey | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Elizabeth Kilbey

Many parents worry that as their children get older, reach adolescence or start secondary school, they become increasingly aware of what their friends have and they want to have the same or better.

Sleep-Deprived Teens At Risk Of Future ‘Brain Damage', Say Scientists

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 10.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Night owl teenagers who stay up late and rise early for school the next day, might be damaging their long-term mental health, a US recent study has re...