Advice, Education, Gender, LGBTI+, Relationships, Sex, Sexuality, Teaching, Teenagers, Uncategorized, Young people

What does Pansexual mean?

Some people choose to label their sexualities and genders, and some people don't. Either way is fine, but this might clear up some of the confusion around this topic, as I know there are a lot more terms now - only 30 years ago, people thought there was just straight and gay. Education is never… Continue reading What does Pansexual mean?

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Advice, Apprenticeships, Education, Teenagers, University, Young people

Uni Vs. Apprenticeships

Most schools and colleges act as though the only option post-school is university. And who can blame them? Apprenticeships are only for things like carpentry and hairdressing, right? Wrong. Although degrees are extremely useful and respected by employers, something that is equally - if not more - important, is experience. With university + social life… Continue reading Uni Vs. Apprenticeships

Eating disorders, Feminism, Mental illness

Why doesn’t anybody care about men?

In 2013, 6,233 suicides were recorded in the UK for people aged 15 and older. Of these, 78% were male and 22% were female. (source: the Scottish Health Survey, 2013 edition) The National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence estimates around 11% of those affected by an eating disorder are male. However, recent research from the… Continue reading Why doesn’t anybody care about men?

Mental illness, Relationships, Teenagers, Uncategorized, Young people

Dating with mental illnesses

Having a mental illness is one of the hardest things a person can go through. But imagine watching the person you love most in the world having panic attacks, being depressed and/or anxious. How does someone deal with that? Trust & Communication Your partner may be closed off at times and find it difficult to… Continue reading Dating with mental illnesses