Blog Category: Posts for Adolescents

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Taming the teen stress monster

For many of our teens one thing is certain: stress levels are set to rise[...]

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Taming the Stress Monster Handout

A downloadable handout relating to Maggie’s seminar: Taming the Stress Monster in Adolescence: Silence, Stillness[...]

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Teen drinking

Good Health magazine sought Maggie’s opinion for an article they were publishing on teens and[...]

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Bullying – Radio Interview with Mix945 on National Bullying Day

Listen to Maggie’s interview with Clairsy, Shane and Kymba on Mix945 on National Bullying Day:[...]

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Dealing with Diabetes

In this article for Diabetes Matters, Maggie and her son Al talk about his diagnosis[...]

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Creating a safe place for today’s adolescents

According to the Mission Australia Youth Survey 2019, the top four concerns for young people[...]

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The Nightmare of Adolescent Sleep

“One clear casualty of sleep deprivation is learning. That’s a tragedy—a recent tragedy.” — Professor[...]

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Adolescent Stress

In my book, Saving our Adolescents (2010), I wrote that I was concerned that today’s[...]

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Alcohol & Adolescents

I once spoke at a State Rotary conference in Busselton, West Australia and one of[...]

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Maggie’s tips for boosting your brain

When we buy a new device, such as an iPod or car, it usually comes[...]

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Creating Our Own Life

Before I explore empowerment, I need to declare that being grateful, contented, often happy and[...]

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Why Dads Matter – Especially to Girls

This article was originally published on Fairfax’s Essential Baby site:  I am not sure who[...]

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Adolescence Unplugged Part 1

Part One of a two-part series published in Spectrum magazine, this article explores what is[...]

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Adolescence Unplugged Part 2

Part two of a two-part series (Part 1) on understanding and engaging with adolescents, published[...]

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Emotional Acupressure Release Points Diagram

Emotional Freedom Therapy (EFT) is a quick way to help remove emotions from our nervous[...]