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Found 10 resource(s) in 'Looking at You', for March 2021.
Looking at You (all articles) for March 2021Let’s clap for mothers! The rites of growing up Stress and depression for home-schooling parents An easy way for fathers to feel closer to their children Movement over mind? Your daily walk should be a sacred ritual Apocalyptic films more popular How to stop stress getting the better of you. What can your readers share... (2043 words)
Let’s clap for mothers!As Mother’s Day approaches, let’s hear it for all the mothers who have been on the frontline of helping our country survive the Covid pandemic! Just as we’ve clapped on our doorsteps for the NHS and other heroes, let’s applaud all that mothers have done – often balancing home and employment – during these long... (509 words)
The rites of growing upNow every year His parents went to Jerusalem for the festival of the Passover. And when He was twelve years old, they went up as usual… When the festival was ended …the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem …After three days they found Him in the temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them... (378 words)
Stress and depression for home-schooling parentsParents are under enormous pressure just now, as they seek to juggle the demands of work, home-schooling, and of meeting their children’s emotional needs. A recent Oxford University study has found that parents of primary school-aged children between 5 and 10 years old are suffering high levels of stress because they are concerned about their... (100 words)
An easy way for fathers to feel closer to their childrenWhen fathers work with their children on puzzles, it helps them grow closer, because their brains ‘synchronise’. This leads them to being more ‘psychologically in tune’ with each other. A study at the University of Essex said that “the synchronising of brain activity is interesting, because we knew it happened between mothers and children, but... (97 words)
Movement over mind?Exercise can be just as effective as mindfulness when it comes to reducing your stress and anxiety. Such is the conclusion of a recent study at Cambridge University. Mindfulness is a form of meditation which involves focussing your thoughts and sensations, and it has become popular in recent years. But now Cambridge University experts say... (139 words)
Your daily walk should be a sacred ritualUnder lockdown, millions of us who rarely walked around our immediate locality are now well acquainted with every nearby driveway, every crack in the pavement, and every pothole in the road. We have developed views on our neighbours’ gardens, on their oddly coloured garage doors, and on their dogs, children and cars. If we go... (181 words)
Apocalyptic films more popularYou’d think that the real-life pandemic would be frightening enough, but instead apocalyptic films on streaming services have soared in popularity this past year. And it seems that people who enjoy movies about zombies, alien invasions and apocalyptic pandemics may even be coping better than most of us. A recent study published in the journal... (95 words)
How to stop stress getting the better of youWith the third lockdown, too many of us are facing a torrent of stress over job insecurity, home schooling, isolation, illness, or all of the above! Stress makes us want to eat badly, exercise less and drink more. It also has a profound effect on our immune system. While brief or ‘acute’ stress can spur... (226 words)
What can your readers share with each other right now?Editor: Finally, if you want to generate some local stories, how about the following? Why not ring round and invite three or four people in your church to share ‘A day in my life under lockdown’? – get them to send you 100 words of how they are spending their time at home, and what... (152 words)
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