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Headsup Exam Support Webcast

Taking state exams can be a stressful experience. All that study, two weeks of exams and then the big wait for results. Around this time some big decisions are made about your future too. This of course can cause distress. … Continue reading

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TED Talks – Ron Gutman: The untapped power of smiling

The TED site hosts talks on a range of fascinating subjects. Here Ron Gutman reviews studies about smiling. ‘Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you’ll live — and that a simple smile has a … Continue reading

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Looking after your mental health.

The Headstrong site  has some good advice on looking after your head and staying well.  The site offers advice and resources for young people and their families http://www.headstrong.ie/content/general-interest. http://www.headstrong.ie/

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The importance of sleep.

A Better Way to Prepare for Exams ‘Research suggests that Sleep could prove to be an important part of the strategy for preparing for challenges such as exams. “The fact that sleep provoked slightly more plasticity (connections between nerve cells) … Continue reading

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