Social media's good for something. This morning, Facebook reminded me that I'm a Youth Worker, like I could forget. But four years on, am I some sort of superman and is Youth Work actually relevant?
I recently had the unenviable task of being in hospital. In fact I was in two. It wasn't for me, it was another family member, but it proved one thing. The world is running at too fast a pace.
With the holiday season nearly upon us, it's time to look back and see how great the year has been.
What happens when a charity with limited income faces disaster? The effects can be astronomical, but that was the immediate concern whilst wading in an inch of water last week.
My interest in mental health has only been recent, but has been an interesting journey into educating myself and others, as well as supporting them, in such a key area. Never did I think that I'd play a crucial role in this field so soon.
When you're ill, what is it you really want? Probably to be left alone is the first thing, but in reality, a bit of fuss doesn't go amiss. Having a family member or friend who will listen to you and cheer you up can make a huge difference. But what about if you're stuck in a hospital bed?