Writing Helped Save my Soul.  

Andy was diagnosed with severe Obsessive Compulsive Disorder at around 16-17 years old; he wrote this blog for National Story Telling Week 2019 to share his experiences and love of writing. Andy shares how his love of writing helped him communicate with the people around him, allowing him to be seen - this was a very difficult step but Andy says he’s never looked back, that writing helped save his soul.

Why Anger is a Positive Emotion.

Anger is often referred to as a negative emotion but I think there are two sides to every emotion. In this blog I discuss why anger can be positive and why it’s healthy to feel and express it.

What is Safe Anger?

Emotions are learned and often children and young people benefit from our guidance, especially if their own strategies are having a negative impact on themselves and their relationships. In this blog I help create a sense of what safe anger is, how to talk about it and give 5 strategies that promote it.

Why being Real is Important when you're a Parent.

Whilst you may think that protecting your children from real life is the best thing to do, this blog discusses the limitations of that belief and why being real, or authentic, is important for you and your children.