Well-Being

At Newport Academy, we promote wellness in mind, body, and spirit.

sleep deprivation in teens
Well-Being

Sleep Deprivation in Teens

Reading Time: 4 minutes We all know how it feels to face the morning when we haven’t gotten enough sleep. Lack of sleep can make us grumpy, unable to focus, and more negative about […]

A woman with long dark hair looks down, and appears a bit sad.
Well-Being

The Facts About Loneliness in Young People

Reading Time: 6 minutes Why is loneliness in young adults so prevalent today? Recent research shows that experiencing loneliness in your 20s is near the top of the list of challenges for both Generation Z and millennials. Despite all the […]

Newport Academy Well-being Resources: dangerous apps for teens
Well-Being

The Most Dangerous Apps for Teens

Reading Time: 6 minutes It’s easy for teens to download free apps. But they may not realize that there are risks involved with using this seemingly innocuous technology. In addition, parents are often unaware […]

Newport Academy mental health resources: What Phubbing Is, and Why It’s Bad for Us
Mental Health

Phubbing and Why It’s Bad for Us

Reading Time: 8 minutes Heard the word “phubbing” recently, and wondered what it means? “Phubbing” is a combination of two words: “phone” and “snubbing.” Thus, phubbing is the act of snubbing someone in a social […]

Well-Being

8 Ways to Get Rid of Holiday Stress

Reading Time: 4 minutes Soon, many of us will be gathered around holiday tables to celebrate the season. And some of us will be hosting those celebrations! Hosting can be stressful at times. There […]