The Rise of Rudeness!

For some months now, I have noticed that people seem to be much more aggressive when they are driving. I hardly seem able to set out on a journey without encountering something happening and as a result I feel that driving is a lot less enjoyable than it used to be....

Building Resilience For Adults

Following on from the last blog I wanted to concentrate on how to build resilience for adults. The link between wellbeing and resilience. Interest in how to boost human wellbeing is growing. This may be the result of an acceptance that stress is part of everyday life,...

Building Resilience in Children

  What is Resilience? The term resilience comes from the Latin word ‘resilio’ – to rebound, recoil or spring back.  In 2006, in an article titled, ‘Implications of Resilience Concepts for Scientific Understanding,’ Michael Rutter defined resilience as, “An...

Teenage Stress and how to help

By Gina Murrin – 17years old, SJB, Studying Psychology, Philosophy and Ethics, Sociology And Charlotte Simonds – 17years old, SJB, studying Psychology, Geography and Art At this stage in our lives, a massive pressure we face is the challenge of A Levels; they are a...

Teenage girls, parenting & going off to Uni!

My daughter was born in February 1998 which made her 18 last month. Frequently I ask myself “where did the time go?” I sat having a coffee this morning watching a little girl with her mother and wanted to reach out to the mum and say ‘make the most of it’ somehow...