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“Our job is not to raise big children but young adults” – Michelle Obama

This is an adaptation of a quote from Michelle Obama which I really like. To take the controlling approach with teenagers does them no favours, instead we should have in mind that we want to create adults that will cope in this world. I really enjoyed meeting Alicia Drummond, creator of the very successful ‘Teen …

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“The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.” Helen Keller

As somebody who now lives with approximately 10 percent vision this quote really rings true.  Vision and a sense of destination in our journies offers us a real sense of purpose and hope which can be an effective way of alleviating any sense of hopelessness, low mood and depression.  When I am speaking in schools …

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