February 18, 2019

Hi, I'm Emma, 18, a Young Ambassador and I spend a week trying to cut down on my social media. 

Over the past 10 years social media has been growing to the point where most people can’t go an hour without looking at it, whether it be their Twitter feed, Facebook timelin...

April 13, 2018

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My name’s Emma (18) and I’m taking part in the Being Grateful experiment. The idea is to spend a few minutes every day for a week to think about what you’re grateful for and see the difference that can make. This is the first post of a short series on what being...

March 8, 2017

What does being yourself really mean? I'm Emma, 19, a Young Ambassador and I ask the question 'What it is that makes us who we are?'   

At some point in everyone’s life someone has said to them the words “Be yourself.” Whether it’s a parent, teacher or a friend, th...

June 20, 2016

Hi, my name is Emma and I´m one of the YHM young ambassadors. Here are my thoughts and observations on young people and relationships.  

No doubt one you’ve asked yourself, who might your first kiss be with and when might it happen. You might ha...

April 23, 2016

I'm Emma, I'm 18 and this is my best friend and some of things we've been through together. 

 

 Friendship is an incredible thing, it’s what connects us with the people around us and they are one of the most important relationships in our lives. They are the people that...

April 22, 2016

 

My name's Emma I'm 18 and this is one of my little happiness hacks to help when times get a little bit tough.  

 

 

Spring cleaning is not something I can say I typically do, I might hoover once a month and god knows the last time I cleaned the windows. I’m quite a...

April 6, 2016

After sharing her insights on the power of words, Emma (18) also created a list of songs that can help us smile even in difficult times 

 

Now I know that literature isn’t for everyone and it can sometimes be struggle to sit down and really read these...

April 3, 2016

Emma (18): it’s amazing what words can do, they are the things we use to communicate every day but their power goes so much deeper than that. Have you ever listened to a song that had a lyric speak to you? Have you ever read a book and found a character that knew you b...

March 23, 2016

 

My name’s Emma (18), and I love to read. It’s one of my favourite ways to wind down, to relax and how I end each day, curled up in bed with a book on my lap. I find it can be an amazing way to just let go and get lost in another world

 

Today I thought I’d share wi...

March 19, 2016

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My name’s Emma (18) and I’m taking part in the Being Grateful experiment. The idea is to spend a few minutes every day for a week to think about what you’re grateful for and see the difference that can make. This is the last post in the series on what being gra...

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Oh yes, difficult times will always come. There are also no quick fix to eternal happiness (too bad), but research shows that although our general mood levels and well-being are partially determined by factors like genetics and upbringing,
 
"roughly 40 percent of our happiness is within our control."
 
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