⚜️ To Truly Defeat Bullying, Self-Esteem Is Everything ⚜️

To Truly Defeat Bullying, Self-Esteem Is Everything  Why are some children picked on by bullies, while others aren’t? Anti-bullying initiatives often cite discrimination based on race, religion, gender, disability etc. They make very valid points. But there’s one factor many initiatives miss. And it’s a major risk-factor in a child being bullied: Low self-esteem. Children […]

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Bullied to Bully-proof: The George St. Pierre Story

Bullied to Bully-proof: The George St. Pierre Story He is known as one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time. A three-time former UFC Welterweight champion, UFC Middleweight champion, and Canadian Athlete of the Year three years running. For many, he is the very definition of ‘tough’. But George St. Pierre was not […]

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📚 The Importance of Journaling (Part 2) 📚

📚 The Importance of Journaling (Part 2) 📚The Art of Problem-Solving & Emotional Intelligence Childhood and young adulthood are crucial periods in the development of our student’s mental health. That’s not a statement of opinion. A study by Kessler et al. showed that 50% of mental health problems are established by age 14, and 75% […]

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✒️ The Importance of Journaling (Part I) – The Lost Art of Storytelling ✒️

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The Importance of Journaling (Part 1) The Lost Art of Storytelling At InPower Academy, our programs introduce kids & young adults to two important practises; Martial Arts and Journaling. But introducing kids to journaling sometimes raises eyebrows. “Isn’t journaling a bit… old-fashioned?” “Does anyone really keep a journal these days?” Unfortunately, the answers to the […]

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📯 Make Discipline Great Again 📯

Make Discipline Great Again Ask any child about their attitude towards the word “discipline” (and we do), you’ll often get answers like the following: “Don’t like it” “Stops me doing fun stuff”“Boring” For our youth, discipline is a dirty word. It’s a restraint. A restriction on their sense of freedom. Discipline is seen as a […]

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Mission Possible Nomination :0

So it has been a great year so far and I know I have been telling everyone I could that we need to help young people and that what we have been able to do at InPower has worked. That might sound like a self-absorbed comment but the truth is the truth, we at InPower […]

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