Known as the Redbourn Rambler I can talk the hind legs of any ass …but let’s not get political this morning… All joking aside I am always ready to have a healthy debate and allow friends and family to openly discuss anything that is troubling them. This has always been the case long before I gained my various counselling qualifications.
Whilst I am a great believer in injecting a bit of humour to lighten the mood I always take matters seriously working on the basis that what may well seem trivia to any of us may be the end of the world to a.n.other.
Which ever way we choose to support and be active in any relationship there is no doubt that communication is still our best tool. For those working with students and teenagers I hope my latest article on Innovate My School‘s website is of interest:-
Most importantly we must be mindful that during the time of exams and indeed when awaiting their results students get very stressed. Let’s all be extra vigilant and keep them safe from harm. Remembering that the teenage brain is not fully developed in terms of reasoning and they have not yet gained all the life skills to cope with stress…that comes with age and maturity.