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No Tolerance For Bullying

Students who experience bullying are twice as likely as non-bullied peers to experience negative health effects such as headaches and stomachaches. They are also at increased risk for poor school adjustment, sleep difficulties, anxiety, and depression. Students who engage in bullying behaviour are not free from mental health problems. In fact, they are at increased risk for academic problems, substance use, and violent behaviuor later in adolescence and adulthood.

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Training to be Tough

When The human condition is full of challenge, stress and adversity and yet we hear stories repeatedly of people who have overcome and transcended their circumstances. Research has identified the following factors that make up mental toughness: optimism, hardiness, focus and self-control in the face of difficulty and setbacks, positive feeling states or affectivity, confidence […]

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To sleep in or not? The science of chronobiology and the challenges to being a night owl

The science of chronobiology investigates biological rhythms and has shown that people can be classified as early, late or intermediate chronotypes. In layman terms, that translates to whether you are a ‘lark’, a ‘night owl’ or fall somewhere in between.   The NorthFace100 Singapore trail race is scheduled for an early morning start this year. […]