Child Mental Health Week: How Communication Skills can Help Young People in the Internet Age

It’s Child Mental Health Week here in the UK, and the question of social media & the internet’s impact on young minds has been raised, particularly how they manage their interactions with peers. Young people are testing themselves against everything they see and hear online and it’s not surprising that this can have an overwhelming Read more about Child Mental Health Week: How Communication Skills can Help Young People in the Internet Age[…]

Why is it hard to talk about myself positively when people ask about my experience and skills?

In interviews and meetings, even at parties, when we have to talk about ourselves we can sometimes come across as self-deprecating and overly modest & shy. Or, worse, we may come across as vain, arrogant, full of ourselves. Let’s unpack what we’re doing when we speak about our experiences, skills or achievements… What is our Read more about Why is it hard to talk about myself positively when people ask about my experience and skills?[…]