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Confidence Trick

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31-03-2018

I’m not much of a one for televisual talent competitions, but I watch them now and again (so shoot me!). There always seems to be a lot of talk about confidence from the competitors, and here as in day to day life, it is always viewed as a positive thing. However, I think something vital is being missed.

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Change Gonna Come

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17-03-2018

Recently, the CBI (Confederation of British Industry) released a statement criticising the current education system in the UK for being too focussed on testing, results and tables. The result of this, they claim, is that children are not learning the skills that are required of them by the world of work.

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You Can Run and You Can Hide

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10-03-2018

Are you on Facebook? How old are you and those you connect with most often? There has been a recent slew of press articles about the rise in the average age of Facebook users and the projected exodus of over 3 million under-25s in the UK and US this year.

Reading interviews with young people who are now turning to alternative platforms, I was reminded of a past experience whilst working in Scotland many years ago.

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Embody the Future

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30-12-2017

It's the time of year where we tend towards reflection on the past and looking to the future. Our children are not unaware of this too.

In November I wrote about how the connection between our brain and our body is very much deeper than we might have imagined, and counselled encouraging our children to consider themselves in a more holistic way.

But how do we do that?

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All Change

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29-04-2017

How well do you know your child or children and how does the truth of the matter measure up against how well you think you know them?

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