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    The ups and downs of adolescence

    Ups and downs are normal for teenagers. This article explains why your teenage child might be having more moods than before, and what you can do to help.

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    Pre-teen and teenage mental health

    Teen mental health is about happiness, good relationships, exercise, belonging and more. Signs of mental health problems include mood and other changes.

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    Happy teenagers and teenage wellbeing

    Happy teenagers have warm relationships, try new things, have goals and focus on positive things in life. Get tips to boost teenage wellbeing and happiness.

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    Mindfulness is paying attention to the present moment. It can help with stress, anxiety and depression. You can do it with your children too. Here’s how.

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    Positive thinking exercise

    Want to feel happier? Try this positive thinking exercise with your children. It gets you all thinking positive thoughts about good things and how you’ve made them happen.

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