6 lessons for my teen self


I recently had the experience of teaching a group of 50 teenagers at my old school. It was a bit of a blast from the past walking through all the familiar corridors, bumping into old teachers and reminiscing about my time when I was a brace faced, fake tanned 16 year old. It really was like stepping into a time machine but this time with the added benefit of all my experience since I was wearing a uniform. In some ways, so much has changed, but in others I’m really the exact same person.

So here are 6 things that I would say to my 16 year old self…