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koko is an online place for teenage girls and a great resource for youth leaders. View films, blogs, insights and support about living life to the full – enabling girls to ‘keep on keeping on’ in a hope-filled way.

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Life isn’t a race

We live in a society where comparison of our lives is all around us, especially in education. A lot of the time, there are next steps to think about but often it feels like this is expected by society or felt through peer pressure.

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Staying safe

As a child I can remember talks about not talking to strangers; not getting into a stranger’s car; and  if a stranger should approach you then run away and find help from a shopkeeper or parent with a child, if you can find one.

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Wave after wave

2020. What a year. Previous to this year I was working hard at keeping myself mentally healthy – I’d struggled in the past with feeling anxious.

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Stop, look, and listen

There’s this memory I have that I’m pretty ashamed of… it’s of being in primary school and sitting next to my best friend Charlotte.

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They’re not like me

Back last summer, we were in the garden eating our dinner at a little marquee when a wasp appeared. I noticed it at the other end of the table and I immediately began to feel terrified.

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Making mistakes

Picture the scene: I’m in the cafeteria of a police station in London, where my brother has been showing me around. I’m queueing up for some breakfast and feeling unbelievably nervous surrounded by so many police officers.

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What are you learning?

I vividly remember not being able to spell the word ‘family’. I was little (I’ve no idea how old) but I remember sitting in our dining room writing an anniversary card to my mum and dad.

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