Education

Manage triggers

Tips To Reduce Stress & Overcome Challenges

How do you manage your triggers so that you don’t burnout, feel crippled by stress and anxiety or miserable with the whole experience? There are several approaches to manage stress and develop coping strategies but most approaches have a short term impact helping us cope in the moment. And whilst these techniques are certainly useful …

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Tips for getting unstuck

Tips For Getting Unstuck When You’re in a Rut

Recently I’ve noticed that a number of people are reporting feeling stuck, with repetitive negative thinking patterns and associated negative feelings that they just can’t shift. And the more they focus on being stuck, the more anxious they feel, as well as being lower in mood as they feel evermore helpless. Looking back at the …

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How to respond to someone with anxiety

How do you reply when someone tells you “I’ve GOT anxiety”

Recently I had a conversation with a teenager, that went like this (shortened version): Me: “How are you?” Them: “Not good, I’ve got anxiety and I’ve got lots of problems that no-one seems able to help me with.” Having had several conversations before I had a good handle on the problems so decided to take a different …

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Observations at BETT 2019

Is Investment in New Technology Really Improving Our Education System? “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for life” Confucius This is one of my favourite sayings.  It simply, yet powerfully, makes the point that helping people to help themselves is …

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