A new, improved you!

Some view the new school year with dread while others relish the prospect. Either way, it’s good to reflect on what went well over the past 12 months and what you could do better Reflect on the past Look back at the previous year and consider what went well for you and what would have …

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TEEN BREATHE ISSUE 29

Getting to know who you are and being true to that person is one of the most important things you can do for your wellbeing. This might involve doing things others find unusual whether that’s getting up at 5am for swimming practice, collecting cute mushroom-shaped plushies because they make you smile, or posting less-than-glam but …

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Teen Breathe issue 28

TEEN BREATHE ISSUE 28

Inspiration can come from the unlikeliest of places. It might be from a TV programme you usually find boring but have sat down to watch this one time with your parents. You might find it in the last few pages of a long book you’ve spent ages reading. Or even from an off-the-cuff remark made by …

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TEEN BREATHE ISSUE 27

There are plenty of times when you might look ahead to help guide your actions in the present. Choosing to continue with Geography at school because you aspire for a career that helps the environment. Doing homework on the day you get it to ensure your weekend is free for celebrating a friend’s birthday. Or …

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tEEN BREATHE MAGAZINE ISSUE 26

TEEN BREATHE ISSUE 26

‘Attention to detail is key.’ How often have you heard that phrase, be it about an English essay, a scientific experiment or historical analysis? It might be appropriate (and it’s often helpful), but it hardly screams joy, inventiveness or creativity (even though it can bring all of those things). It might, in fact, sound a …

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looking ahead

Looking ahead

Angela Burnett reads ‘Looking ahead’, as featured in issue 26 of Teen Breathe. Words: Samhita Foria. Illustration: Nicky Paton. Audio production: Ros Gihan Williams @ londonvideoproductions.co.uk Subscribe to Teen Breathe

Relationships after lockdown

Reconnecting relationships

The phrase ‘out of sight, out of mind’ is rather apt after the disruptions of the past year. But as many embark on the road back to normality and start to reconnect with friends in person, there might also be worries that things won’t immediately feel the same as before.  That’s because losing regular face-to-face …

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TEEN BREATHE ISSUE 25

How do you show someone you care? Do you send them a private message, write a note and pop it in their bag, gently squeeze their hand, or give them a full-on hug? You might, of course, do all, some or none of these things. That’s because everyone’s different when it comes to how they like to give, show and, importantly, …

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TEEN BREATHE ISSUE 24

Would you describe yourself as courageous? If not, why? Because you haven’t performed a standout heroic deed? Join the queue. Thankfully, very few people will ever have to face the prospect of diving into stormy waters to save a young child or running into a burning building to rescue an older relative. But courage isn’t …

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Listening Differently

Learning differently

Angela Burnett reads ‘Learning differently’, as featured in issue 24 of Teen Breathe. Words: Vicky H Bourne. Illustration: Silvia Stecher. Audio production: Ros Gihan Williams @ londonvideoproductions.co.uk

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TEEN BREATHE ISSUE 23

Winter brings many joys. Its frosty mornings reveal a glistening framework of white-tipped hedges and silvery spiderwebs; the chilly afternoons provide the best-ever reason to dig out the warmest of coats, cosiest of hats and toastiest of boots and step outside on a bracing walk; and the dark evenings… well, what better excuse to wrap …

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