My Secret Little Demon

I have a story to tell. A story of guilt and responsibility. A story of my secret demon who’s walked by my side for 15 years. A demon I’ve seen less and less of as the years have passed, but one who has no problems sneaking the “This is your fault you know” at opportune [read more]

Teacher tales: Jumping ship bedecked in jewels

I’d been in teaching for 10 years but the job had become less and less fulfilling for me. In truth, it became too much. So, after months, perhaps years, of fretting over what to do instead…I quit! My name is Natalie, I’m 32 years old, and this is my story… It seems remarkable that it’s [read more]

Life isn’t always easy

Mental health. Wellbeing. Happiness. We know the importance of looking after our minds as well as our bodies…but mental wellbeing is such a huge (and complex) issue to tackle. This month we’ve seen the first ever Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit; and we’ve had World Mental Health Day with a focus on young people and [read more]