Back To School – #selfcareseptember

The new term stared this week, which meant it was back to school, not just for all our students but for staff as well. The beginning of a new academic year is always chaotic* and it's so easy to feel overwhelmed and stressed to high heaven - sometimes even before the students have started back! My [...]

Our Own Unexpected Wisdom

This past year I have been mentoring a student, meeting with them at least once (often twice or three times) a week, to support them with their studies and help them work through the various stresses and anxieties that were proving to be barriers to confidence and success. It has been an incredibly rewarding process, [...]

In Defence of Youth: Quick Activity

I have been working with young people in various paid and voluntary roles for about eight years now, and there are countless issues I've been faced with and resources I've used. I also know there are countless issues I'm yet to face and resources I don't even know exist! I always intended to share some [...]