Promoting Positive Body Image: 10 Tips for Parents

Help your children to appreciate and accept their bodies by promoting positive body image. Learn why this is such an important issue, and what you can do to cultivate happy, healthy young people.

Positive Body Image: Dr Weston’s Top Tips

As parents, we have the power to make a considerable difference to the way our children think and feel about their bodies. Listen to Dr Weston’s top tips to help your child cultivate a positive body image.

50 Questions to Ask Your Teen about Their Digital Diet

We know that effective communication between parent and child can promote better life satisfaction among young people. By having regular little chats, we invest in our children’s digital resilience and hopefully shape their thinking too! Here is a list of questions you can dip into from time to time to kickstart these important conversations.

Dinnertime Debriefs

Watch Dr Weston discuss the reasons why dinnertime chats are good for children’s and teens’ resilience, wellbeing and academic attainment.

Dr Weston Talks with Professor Ellen Townsend: Self-Harm and the Importance of Listening

In this podcast, Dr Weston talks to Professor Ellen Townsend about young people and self-harm. They discuss the importance of listening to young people and recognising that self-harm is an expression of distress and should always be taken seriously. Professor Townsend also shares some thoughts about the effects of the global pandemic lockdown on the development and mental health of children and young people.