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Loving kindness exercise

How do you do a loving kindness visualisation? Follow these 10 steps: You can read more articles in the latest issue of Teen Breathe magazine.

How to lose graciously

With competition comes the possibility of losing. And, let’s face it, no one likes to lose, whether it’s at a board game or a sports match. But why does losing sting so much and how can it be handled better? Why losing is frustrating Picture this. You’ve just lost the final match of the football …

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What’s your study style?

What’s my learning style? Have you ever wondered how a classmate seems to pick up information after hearing it once, while you zone out if you have to listen for too long? Or maybe you enjoy creating colourful mind maps for revision, while your friend finds them confusing. If this is the case, you’ve likely …

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How to grow microgreens

What are microgreens? Microgreens, or sprouting seeds, are the little league of grow-your-own. These immature vegetables and herbs are harvested and eaten at the seedling stage. And because they’re not meant to grow into adult plants, they don’t need hours of sunlight or careful tending to grow well. In fact, they’re the ultimate in fast …

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How to do the shoelace yoga pose

What are the health benefits of the shoelace yoga pose? This pose supports hip mobility, works the muscles in the lower back, glutes and legs and stimulates the gallbladder and kidneys. It also helps to calm the mind. How to do the shoelace yoga pose Sit upright with your back straight and tall, your hips …

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How to develop your oracy skills

How oracy skills need to be developed and practised Alice Stott is director of programmes for Voice 21, the UK’s national charity for championing these skills. She says: ‘The art of speaking and listening, otherwise known as oracy, is made up of a set of skills which need to be explicitly taught and regularly practised.’ …

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