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 31

In this issue: In the picture – Nice to meet you – It’s OK to say no – Lost for words – Exit stage left- Find your way forward – Big-day butterflies? – Naturally inspired – Incognito mode Feeling self-assured and comfortable about who you are is an important part of wellbeing. It’s not something …

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It’s an eco-wrap!

Wrapping paper creates a lot of waste, and glossy finishes and glittery details mean much of it can’t be recycled. Even recyclable paper might use ink in its design that needs to be removed in the recycling process, so isn’t necessarily as environmentally friendly as you might think. Thankfully, there are alternatives, including making your …

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Handmade with love

With many people out festive shopping at the moment, it’s a good reminder that there are events and celebrations throughout the year that could be made more eco-friendly Many presents come wrapped in or are made of plastic. But with a little creativity, it’s easy and fun to come up with alternatives. Read on to …

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Teen Breathe issue 30 cover

TEEN BREATHE ISSUE 30

In this issue: Presenting… you – Attitude of gratitude – The power of togetherness – Under pressure – Finding your wolf pack – See the way – Cyberbullying… and how to block it – Picture this Whether it’s over mock exams, a performance on stage or a big life event such as a change of …

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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 27

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

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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