Confidence

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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5 Tips for Coping with Change When You Absolutely Hate It

Change can suck, right? Sometimes it feels like you are just getting into the swing of life, finding your rhythm and your tribe, and then something comes around that could change everything forever. We know that that feeling can be pretty scary, and that change is not something that everyone can deal with easily. That’s

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‘It’s So Much Easier to Be Kind’ – Interview with Little Mix

We’ve partnered with Simple who’ve teamed up with Little Mix to take a stand against online hate and bullying, wipe away unkind words and empower everyone to #ChooseKindness. We caught up with Little Mix about the campaign and their experiences with online hate. DTL: Obviously, you guys get a lot of crap in the press

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8 Things We Can Learn from Cancel Culture

So, you would have had to be living in a sea cave for the past few years to have not noticed the ‘Famous Person is Cancelled’ drama that unfolds across the internet every few weeks. Twitter goes into full meltdown and YouTube has blown up with multiple videos dissecting the drama. Cancel culture is a

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Good Fellas: Gareth Thomas

It’s LGBT+ History Month! To celebrate, here’s something we wrote about the amazing LGBT+ role model for young men everywhere: rugby star Gareth Thomas. We’ve already covered how much of a hero Gareth is before, but we decided now would be a better time than ever to introduce this man to you and explain exactly

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Why NikkieTutorials ‘coming out’ video is already the best thing about 2020

It’s LGBT+ History Month, and only a few short weeks since Nikkie Tutorials broke the internet with her powerful, heartfelt and emotional video wherein she came out as transgender. We are celebrating all the amazing LGBT people of the world this month, so here is that incredible story for you. “Planet Earth is full of

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How to Embrace and Be Yourself – A Short Guide

Are you struggling to feel like yourself recently? Do you think you are failing at everything and low on confidence? We’re here to tell you that you are doing so much better than it feels right now. You’ve got this. We’ve got you. Stage 1. Be honest with yourself ‘Just be yourself’ – such an

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The Science of Hugging

Why we should all be hugging each other ❤️ Some people are huggers, some are handshakers. When you think about it, it’s a strange concept. Hugs vary from a quick bro hug to a warm embrace, but what’s going on behind the scenes when we cuddle our loved ones? Well, we found out for you…

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How to be Fearless – An interview with Ditch the Label CEO, Liam Hackett

It’s a brand new year and we think 2020 should be the year that everyone gets to be their most confident, comfortable, authentic selves. Our CEO Liam Hackett is helping everyone to do just that with the release of his new book ‘Fearless’. We caught up with him to find out all about the book. 

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