Choosing a university course. Do parents know best?

Choosing a university course. Do parents know best?

Choosing a course to study at university is a big decision these days.  Especially now the fees are so high and jobs are not so easy to find.  Some teenagers are very clear about what they want to study.  They know what they love and they can already see themselves as a teacher, an engineer or a doctor.  For others it is quite confusing. Most parents mean well in trying to help but it is important to let your teenager follow their own dreams and aspirations. Recently I have been hearing a similar story in my therapy room. “I listened…

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pride at being British

Proud to be British Team GB Outside Buckingham Palace 10 September 2012 The whole country has been swept away by such an amazing sense of pride in the Olympic and Paralympic Games.  It has been quite amazing to see this project take shape from the initial news that London was to be the host city, watching the progress of the building of the Olympic Park, listening to the news and media just prior to the games warning everyone about the chaos that might happen to being at the Olympic Park to watching this fantastic spectacle of human endeavour.  The whole…

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