30 minutes a day are enough to improve your health

 Which physical activity should I choose to improve my health? It is important to have some criteria in mind when choosing the physical activity that we want to do or recommend. In this sense, it is important to take the following three premises into account: An activity that we like (Moreno, 2003:43) The first thing […]

Self-confident adolescents

Having a good level of self-confidence is essential if our children are to tackle the challenges that will appear throughout their lives. Of course, we would all like our children to have a good dose of self-confidence. However, having confidence in oneself is not something that is passed on through our genes; it is a […]

Fun and healthy birthday teas

The time for Inés’ birthday party is getting close and her mum Marta is very clear on two things: she wants the celebration to take place outside, so the children can run around and play as much as they like, and she also wants the tea to be as healthy as possible. Organising an outdoor […]

The importance hidden exercise holds for our health

Do you know what hidden exercise is and what it is for? According to Fuster (2010: pp. 233), hidden exercise is what lies behind our daily tasks and is of particular importance when it comes to remaining healthy. To give some examples, hidden exercise could be walking to and from the shops, going up and […]

Nutritional labelling: do we really know what we are eating?

As well as knowing how much energy the foods we consume provide us with, it is also important to know what we are really eating. We should therefore look at the nutrients they contain and the quantity. When we pick up a product and look at its label, we usually find information we do not […]

Ways to say NO. Part II

In the previous article we gave you three simple techniques you can practice at home with your children. In this article we’ll show you three more so you can carry on working on this skill that your children will find very helpful. Firstly, there is a brief description of a technique, then a short guide […]

Ways to say NO. Part I

Just as important as having reasons for not smoking is knowing how to get across my firm desire not to smoke, no matter how much they insist. Below you will find 3 simple techniques for saying NO that you can practice as a family. Firstly, there is a brief description of the technique, then a […]