An Attitude of Gratitude: Children and Young People

If you remind yourself of the thing to be grateful for every single day, your brain will start looking out for other good stuff in your world to feel good about. So having an attitude of gratitude doesn’t just make you a nicer person, it makes you a[…]

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The Weird Things About Adolescence: Children and Young People

Adolescence is a strange time. You’re growing physically, mentally and emotionally whilst making decisions that can impact the rest of your life. It can be a very confusing time when you are not entirely sure of yourself. I’m going to talk about the common challenges during adolescence and[…]

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Who’s Bullying The Bully?: Children and Young People

  Sometimes what looks or feels like bullying might be a one-off event and it’s important that we don’t get too carried away too quickly into calling someone a bully. In this video, we’ll explore what really is bullying and what may not be.  You’ll also learn what[…]

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Three Anxiety Voices in Your Head: Children and Young People

Most of us are aware that there is often an internal dialogue – a chit chat that we have with ourselves that is commentating on our observations, experiences and emotions. That inner voice can sometimes make a bad situation worse by providing unnecessary dramatic interpretations and narration of[…]

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Coping with Change: Children and Young People

As you brace for school transition (or any other kind of change) it can be unsettling and create a sense of uncertainty. We often think of uncertainty negatively, and yet it is a very important experience to help us grow. Growth rarely comes without uncertainty!  However, when change[…]

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How to Stop Holding a Grudge: Children and Young People

If only letting go and moving on was as easy as it sounds! Why is it sometimes we feel like we will make our point better or be more acknowledged if we make it known that we are dissatisfied with the outcome? This is often not the most[…]

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What’s Behind Your Anger?: Children and Young People

  Anger is filled with energy but there might be something else in there too. Whilst anger is considered to be a primary emotion, which results in secondary emotions such as sadness or guilt, there might be something else going on too. Sometimes children and young people use[…]

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Going Soft When Under Pressure

Sometimes, parents are a bit too wishy-washy, too soft and they need more backbone in their style of communicating, to get the best out of a young person. There is no one-size-fits-all when working with young people, the key is in your flexibility. How much you can change,[…]

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Learning to Like Healthy Food: Children and Young People

If you are a sugar addict or you know that you are not eating as much healthy stuff as you should do, this video is for you. The very first thing you need to do if you want to begin enjoying healthier foods is to change your attitude[…]

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Dealing with Body Image Issues: Children and Young People

 If you are unhappy with the way you look to a point where it impacts upon how you feel or causes you to think negatively about yourself, there are a few important things that can really help.  Firstly, the quickest and easiest way to change your body[…]

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