Confidence

Come Out and Dealing with Transphobia? Read This

For a long time, you have agonised over whether to tell your friends you are trans. Finally, you get the courage. You did it, you came out, what a relief. It took a lot of guts to be honest. However, you didn’t expect to be rejected. You wish your friends could accept you for who you

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The Super Quick Guide to Making New Friends At a New School

Starting a new school in September? We got your back. We know starting over somewhere new, whether for exams like GCSEs or A-Levels, or just because you’ve moved away, can be super intimidating. It can be easy to worry that everyone will already know each other, or you simply won’t find your tribe there. That’s

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The Super Quick Guide to Making New Friends at Uni

We know that making friends is hard. You can’t just go up to a kid on the playground and offer to share your KitKat like you could in Primary School. It can be pretty scary to try to make friends as an adult. Now summer is drawing to a pretty rainy conclusion, and it’s time

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10 Things You Need to Know About Confidence

Feeling like you have no confidence? We’re here to tell you that confidence is not a natural thing. For most other people, confidence comes and goes. Nobody is born full of confidence or feeling unconfident. Confidence is a feeling that people develop and work on over time. If bullying has made you feel low on

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7 Tips To Overcome Shyness

Some people are shy. Some people are not. Some people are born shy, while others are shy because of things that have happened in their life like being bullied or a lack of confidence. You’re not alone, between 40 and 60 percent of adults reported they are shy. It is not a bad thing, in

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What I Wish I Knew About Rejection When I Was Younger

Rejection is inevitable in life. Whether it is splitting up with your partner, failing an exam, being left out by mates, not getting into the college or university you wanted, being dropped from a sports team, being let go at work, failing your driving test and being bullied can leave us all feeling rejected and

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10 Reasons Why ‘New Year, New You’ is Not the One

So the Christmas madness is over and thoughts are turning to the new year. We know most of the country is sad about how many mince pies they’ve eaten, and so a million gym memberships will be bought before January 2nd. Sometimes, the new year new you mindset can be a great way to reset

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Being Rejected Your Biggest Fear? Here Are 7 Things You Need to Know About It

Rejection is one of those crappy things that everyone has to go through at some point in life. Unless you are currently living a dream where you are going through the universe followed by the word ‘Yes’ everywhere you go, it’s pretty certain that at some point someone somewhere has told you ‘No’. Whether it’s

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Top Tips for Re-Building Your Confidence After Bullying

When you are being bullied, things like self-esteem and confidence take the biggest knock. We know this from the years of research we have undertaken in our most recent Annual Bullying Survey and from a decade of talking to young people like you. We know people internalise the mean comments and try to rationalise why

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10 Quick and Easy Things To Do During a Panic Attack

Panic attacks can be really scary, especially when you don’t know what to do when one creeps up on you. We understand it’s not always easy to think clearly during a panic attack, but knowing a few basic things could help you overcome one faster, or help a friend who is having one. If you

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