Effectively supporting young people in coping better with COVID-19 related stress requires detailed understanding of the factors that influence resilient functioning. But what are those factors and what concrete actions can be taken to support young people in building resilience?
Without duality in consumerism, we’d have an easier job pinpointing the effects of mere material purchases. With the subtle addition of experientiality, however, consumerism contributes towards individuals’ self-concept and not just basic needs.
Weak ties contribute to a sense of belonging, so how does that work for autistic teens at school? Isn’t it a fact that autistic pupils do not fancy small talk and rather stay alone? Better autism awareness can contribute to changing such misconceptions.
In the age of consumerism and glossy advertising, it’s becoming harder to focus on what’s essential. This is no secret and brands surely know it. In a highly elusive market, you, the consumer, are an important asset and they want you to pledge allegiance.
Meeting a friend in Covid-19 times has little to do with an intimate chat in a bar. Instead, video calls have become the new medium to share our innermost feelings. But can these moments of online face-to-face communication replace the ‘real’ offline experience?
Showing gory pictures of cancerous lungs, videos of forest fires, and graphs of exponentially increasing infection rates are familiar tactics to scare people into different behavior. But how effective are fear appeals? Six decades of research provides some answers.