The school year can be daunting for some children and even for parents as well. The simplest things such as not having your best friend from last year in your class, to juggling all the different after school sports can lead to an individual becoming stressed without even realising.
Studies have show that there is a significant relationship between the amount of daily stress you experience and your general well being. Those experiencing higher levels of stress are more prone to health problems such as flu, sore throat, headaches, and backaches (1). Therefore it is important to manage stress levels to ensure that you and your child are getting the best out of yourselves!
Technology plays a vital role in our everyday lives.
We are now in an age where working on digital devices is part of earning our income, learning at school or studying at uni, even reading the news has gone digital. And don’t forget our addictions to social media. I am definitely guilty of over-scrolling in the search for a life changing article or a funny cat video! It’s the era we are in. But what are the impacts?