Edd Williams's posts
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the sports hall (GCSEs are here again, along with depression, stress and anxiety).
Doesn’t time fly? I can hardly believe that once more a querulous cohort of GCSE students are being ushered begrudgingly into sports halls up and down the country with the weight and expectations of their parents resting heavy upon their …Continue Reading
Live Twitter Q&A Tuesday 30th 1:00 pm & 7:30 pm
For those of you have been reading and (hopefully) enjoying my recent blog posts regarding how best you as parents can help your children navigate the choppy waters of education and careers related learning, and, by so doing mitigate the …Continue Reading
New Year, new you? You’re better off eating cake than pretending you don’t for a fortnight.
New year, new you? It’s one of the biggest myths perpetrated by, well, just about everyone and everything. The simple function of chronology doesn’t allow one to entirely reinvent oneself because the hand of a clock sweeps past an arbitrary …Continue Reading
3 simple steps to help define and secure your child’s future (and take a load off too…)
In my previous blog post I spoke about how the gravity of the choices facing our students could be, amongst other factors, having a demonstrably negative impact on their wellbeing and mental health. This is an idea that has certainly …Continue Reading
Is poor mental health in our young the inevitable consequence of uncertainty?
Given the renewed focus in the UK to address years of stigmatising, ignoring or explaining away it is refreshing to see mental health is being acknowledged as an issue worthy of time, money and initiatives. For too long the rote …Continue Reading