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Doubting yourself and suffering from ‘imposter syndrome’

I have suffered with anxiety now for about 3 years and when I first received that ‘diagnosis’ I did feel a bit all over the place. In hindsight I can now see that the relationship with my inner self was broken. I couldn’t predict…

20 things every 20 something should know!

I turned 27 in April and I’ll be honest, it was not a comfortable feeling. So many thoughts we’re rushing through my mind such as, have a worked hard enough? Am I where I want to be at this age? How much more do…

Living with Anxiety

One of the biggest lessons I have learned through being diagnosed with anxiety is, a lot of people struggle to relate to mental health as it is an ‘invisible illness’. There’s no plaster cast or pack of medication that screams ‘I’m not well at…

Developing relationships within schools between staff and students

There was a time in my career when I was going through a bad break up. Usually I was good at separating personal issues from my work but it was a vulnerable time for me. I had a registration /tutor group at the time and I’m…

The Destruction of Free Youth Media

The BBC are shutting down BBC three as a way to save up to 50million pound needed to be cut. There are many other ways that this money could be saved. In the news today there was an article that mentioned that BBC spent…

What is preventing young people from voting?

44% of young people aged 18-24 voted in the last general election. Many young people do not care about politics in the way that we should. Governments do not aim their policies towards us because we do not make up the majority vote. A…

Tips for handing stress when applying for jobs.

Applying for jobs is a very long process so it’s helpful to have a few tricks to ensure you are sending out the maximum amount of applications but yet do not lose any quality. 1. Apply in sections set yourself a manageable target so…

The negative effects of living in a materialistic society.

We live in a society that encourages you to upgrade your phone every time a new model is released and to change your wardrobe to be in line with what’s popular this season. It is a never ending cycle of you trying to keep…

Welcome to The Real Rise Blog!

Welcome to my blog everyone! It is the time when we as the generation of the future need to join forces and create new opportunities for ourselves. We need to change what is deemed as acceptable and go out and fight for our futures….