We talked with Harry Smith, who has created countless revision guides and resources for Pearson (Edexcel) about what examiners are looking for. There are some gold nuggets of wisdom in here for anyone heading for GCSEs!
Nicole talks to us about how she helps anxious children and teens to communicate their feelings using her fabulous idea of a ‘box full of joy’. https://aboxfullofjoyuk.co.uk/ https://facebook.com/a.box.full.of.joy.uk/ https://www.instagram.com/a.box.full.of.joy.uk/
Juliet talks about the benefits of meditation and how these can help teens who are worrying about teen issues, but particularly the stresses caused by impending exams. Insta: @wild_flower_meditations www.Innatebeing.com.au www.lorinroche.com
Hayley Perkins is a counsellor and mentor to both children and adults. She talks to us about teenage depression and give parents strategies to help their children cope. email@example.com
Miss Tinks talks to us about how to help teenagers better deal with stressful situations particularly with an eye on GCSE mock and real exams. www.misstinks.co.uk Attitude is Everything – Jeff Keller The Compound Effect – Darren Hardy What to say when you talk to yourself – Shad Helmstetter
Mel talks to us about how to move from surviving to thriving as a family unit with strategies to overcome teenage mental health issues. www.meljriley.co.uk
Satveer focuses her efforts around talking to students, school staff and parents about the ever increasing prevalence of self-harm. This episode is aimed at parents to help with their awareness of the issue. http://satveernijjar.com/
James Hawes has been a school councellor and psychotherapist for over 25 years and joins the ParentGuidetoGCSE podcast to talk about how to break bad news to teenagers. www.JamesHawes.org www.synergycounselling.com
When it’s clear your teenager is having a tough time, it can be difficult to know what’s best for parents to do.
Keep our distance? After all, how else will they learn to be independent if we jump in to help every time we see that something’s wrong ?
Or do we plunge straight in with “Tell me what’s the matter and I’ll sort everything out”?
Here are some other options to try….
Caroline is a teenage boys mental health expert and an adolescent wellbeing coach. She helps teenage boys and young men to worry less, talk more, and become happier and more successful. Founder of ‘Mums of Growing Up Sons’ Facebook Group. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.carolinejacobs.co.uk Get your ‘How to Feel More Connected to your Growing Up…