Mind Matters

Mind Matters

Mind Matters Since our inception in October 2001, our aim as an organisation has always been to fill in the gaps in young people’s education to equip them with the best tools and strategies for success which are not always focused on in schools. Almost two decades...
A Parent’s Thoughts…

A Parent’s Thoughts…

A Parent's Thoughts... Oftentimes, parents struggle to get their teenagers along to Empower U, and in some cases, simply won’t send their children because they refuse to go because they might have a negative perception of the program, or have weekend sport etc. Here’s...
Social Media, Technology and Frogs

Social Media, Technology and Frogs

Social Media, Technology and Frogs In the 1980’s Steve Jobs said that he wanted the computer (and subsequently the phone) to be an extension of the person. Fast forward to 2018, and it’s clear that Job’s vision has come to fruition. It has been 10 years since the...
How Anxiety Has Slowly Crept Up On Us

How Anxiety Has Slowly Crept Up On Us

How Anxiety Has Slowly Crept Up On Us A few weeks ago, I did a interview on the Mike Goldman show about Empower U and the changes I’ve seen in teenagers over my years of running the program. While many of the issues that young people face have remained the same in the...
Teaching Creativity

Teaching Creativity

Teaching Creativity After finishing another incredible Empower U program, I have been reflecting on one of the topics we cover over the course of the weekend, which is one of the keys to having strong conversation skills, forming relationships, problem solving and...
Beliefs Vs. Facts

Beliefs Vs. Facts

Beliefs Vs. Facts Our beliefs govern everything we do, every choice we make, and every thought we have. Many of us have some great beliefs about ourselves, and this drives us to positive thoughts and actions. However, the truth is, many of us have quite a few negative...