Parenting Strategies for Managing Challenging Behaviour – By Dan Jones

The idea of these strategies is to avoid the situation leading to aggression. Offering support, when someone is beginning to get frustrated Often when your child is beginning to get frustrated it can help to offer support. Offering support can make them feel calmer as they can feel that you are working with them not against them. When you offer … Continue reading Parenting Strategies for Managing Challenging Behaviour – By Dan Jones

How are Your Family Relationships? By Dan Jones

From the moment they are born, children learn to make sense of the world and themselves by copying the behaviour of adults around them. Primarily this means, especially in the critical first five years of life, from their principal careers. They learn to speak, the words to use and the accent to employ by mimicking … Continue reading How are Your Family Relationships? By Dan Jones

What Causes Sleep Difficulties and What Can You Do About It? – By Dan Jones

Sleep problems can have a huge impact on our whole lives.  Difficulties in getting of to sleep or early waking can reduce the necessary 8 hours a night down to as few as two or three. Further more the fears that flood our mind during the early hours can leave us with a depression that lasts … Continue reading What Causes Sleep Difficulties and What Can You Do About It? – By Dan Jones

Top Ten Countdown Tips to Exam Day – By Dr David Lewis

One week before your first exam:1. Check that you are on schedule for your revision. Have all the subjects being examined been allocated time ? 2. Remember to revise actively, by asking yourself questions, making notes and using visual imagery to strengthen your recall. Use past papers to test your knowledge. Practice creating networks from … Continue reading Top Ten Countdown Tips to Exam Day – By Dr David Lewis

Successful Exam Revision – By Dr David Lewis

Taking an exam is like preparing to run a marathon. The sooner you start getting into shape the better your chances of completing the course successfully. If possible, begin revising four to six weeks before your first exam so that the studying can be broken down into short, regular, sessions spread over many days rather … Continue reading Successful Exam Revision – By Dr David Lewis

Creating A Knowledge Network – The Secret of Studying Success – By Dr David Lewis

Have you ever come up with the right answer after apparently forgetting the question? You want to remember a name or a quotation, and although it’s on the tip of your tongue you just can’t bring it to mind. Then, some time later, that fact suddenly surfaces. If so then you have experienced your ‘Knowledge … Continue reading Creating A Knowledge Network – The Secret of Studying Success – By Dr David Lewis

Secrets of a Mistake-Proof Memory – By Dr David Lewis

A couple of thousand years ago Greek orators faced a major memory challenge. To make faultless speeches lasting several hours, and lacking such modern memory aides as cue cards or TV autocue machines to guide them, they were obliged to develop powerful and practical ways of remembering and recalling vast amounts of information. Not surprisingly … Continue reading Secrets of a Mistake-Proof Memory – By Dr David Lewis

A Dozen Ways to Improve Your Memory – By Dr David Lewis

Sleeping Aids Remembering Taking a nap or enjoying a good night’s sleep immediately after learning anything new helps that memory stick. New research has shown that during sleep – especially deep or slow-wave sleep – information transfers from a part of the brain responsible for short-term memories (called the hippocampus) to the cortex where it … Continue reading A Dozen Ways to Improve Your Memory – By Dr David Lewis