The Secret to Developing Resilience

I had the opportunity to attend an event with the NLP4Kids team where we delved into the topic of resilience. Together, we compiled a comprehensive list of strategies that we believe are incredibly valuable in nurturing and fostering resilience in young individuals. We unanimously agreed that developing resilience[…]

Read more
Areas Covered:

Is it ADHD or Anxiety: Part One

If you happen to know a young person who is struggling with anxiety, I highly recommend enrolling them in ‘The Overcome Anxiety Programme’. This program, which takes 10 weeks to complete, has been scientifically proven to boost confidence, reduce anxiety, and alleviate feelings of depression. In fact, a[…]

Read more
Areas Covered:

Empowering Children & Teenagers: Building Confidence for Life

…Building Confidence for Life’s Adventures Let’s talk about confidence—what it means for our kids and why it’s a game-changer. Drawing from my experience as a mother and a child and young person’s NLP4kids therapist, I’ve witnessed the incredible impact of building confidence in young minds. Let’s explore the[…]

Read more
Areas Covered:

I know how to beat OCD

We all know someone who describes themselves as “a little OCD” they are meaning that they might like things to be neat, tidy, and organised in a specific way. That is not OCD, that is just liking things to be a certain way. I used to describe the[…]

Read more
Areas Covered:

The Power of A Post It Note…

The power of a Post-it note! and necessary interrupt Recently I found a yellow sticky post-it note handwritten by my 11-year-old daughter which had been planted in my pencil case …. yes I still use a pencil case! And unashamedly it comes with a strict rule – hands[…]

Read more
Areas Covered:

Dealing with Repetitive Behaviours and OCD Tendencies

I’m going to be sharing with you my top nine tips for helping a young person who has some obsessive type tendencies. I’m trying to steer away from saying OCD here. OCD is a very rare and unique disorder and most of us are somewhere on a spectrum[…]

Read more
Areas Covered:

Get Your Friends to Make Up: Children and Young People

When your friendship group breaks up, leaving you in the middle, it can be a difficult situation to manage. You might feel as if you are loyal to one and not the other or find yourself listening to them complaining about the other time and again. It would[…]

Read more
Areas Covered:

Bad Influence Friendships: Parents & Professionals

Have you heard of the saying “what you resist persists?” The same rule applies when you attempt to dissuade a young person from forging friendships with those you disapprove of. The more you try to convince them that this friend is a bad influence, the more you will[…]

Read more
Areas Covered:

Responsibility For Anxiety

We must allow other people to take responsibility for their own health which benefits them in a few different ways: It allows them to become good problem solvers and we like that a lot. When they have challenges in the future they won’t necessarily need to lean on[…]

Read more
Areas Covered:

Humiliation Does Not Work

We all have a story from the past where we felt humiliated. It’s one of those memories that really stick for some reason. We’re going to look today at what those reasons might be and why it is such an important tactic for you to avoid using as[…]

Read more
Areas Covered: