Self-Help

What You Wish You Knew Before Starting Secondary School…

Are you anxious about your first day at Secondary School? 😱 Don’t sweat it, we’ve got you covered. The power of hindsight is a valuable thing! We asked a ton of people of all ages what they wish they knew before starting their first day at secondary school. If you’re feeling anxious about the big

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Lucy Wood: The Power of the Teenage Girl…

With 37,000 subscribers and counting and over a million views on YouTube, Lucy Wood is absolutely owning the internet right now by speaking out about the things we’ve all been secretly thinking and feeling, from relationship advice to the ultimate shopping spree haul. DTL caught up with Lucy to discuss everything from Cyberbullying to why

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10 College Dropouts who are Successful AF

So, we’re not saying that you need to drop out of uni if you wanna make it. All we’re saying is, not everyone who’s earning the big bucks saw their education through to the very end. The truth is, not everyone has an academic mind and people learn in different ways. If you’re struggling to

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Here’s what you should do if you didn’t get the A Level grades you were hoping for…

First up, get the idea out of your head that you are a failure. You are not a failure and whoever said that “exams these days are getting easier” is talking b***S***!!! I’d like to see them sit A Level English or maths amiright??!?! What you need is an action plan. So you didn’t get

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Am I Addicted to Social Media?

Social media; we love it, we need it and we aren’t getting rid of it anytime soon.

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What to Do When You’re Angry

Anger is something that every single person will experience at varying levels. It’s completely normal to feel anger, it’s an acceptable emotion and there are healthy ways of expressing it and some not so healthy ways too. So, instead of boring you with the same old ‘anger management’ techniques like counting to ten and deep breathing

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17 Things You Can Do For National Random Acts of Kindness Day

17 Things You Can Do For National Random Acts of Kindness Day Today is National Random Acts of Kindness Day! While we hope that you practise kindness 365 days a year, sometimes it is good to have a little reminder and push in the right direction – so use this day to do just that!

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“I’ve Learned So Much About OCD and Its Ability to Make Your Mind Take Over Your Body”

YouTuber Brenna Burk blogs about life with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Years ago, if you’d asked me what OCD is, I would have given you one of two answers: “Isn’t that where people organise stuff a lot?” or “I don’t know, I’ve never heard of it.” If you ask me today, however, you’re in for a

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‘I Had Always Been Told From a Young Age, Don’t Ever Be Anyone But Yourself For Anybody’: We Interviewed Star of This Is England, Thomas Turgoose

We interviewed Thomas Turgoose, star of British drama, This Is England DtL: Hi Thomas, can you tell us a bit about yourself and how you got into acting? Thomas: When I was younger I was raised in really rough areas – living with just my mum and my oldest brother, Karl. As a stubborn kid,

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Top Tips on Safely Sending a Naked Photo

Sex. It’s funny, it’s exciting and it’s part of growing up. It’s natural to be curious and to want to explore your sexuality with people you fancy. In fact, almost 4 in 10 of us admit to sending a naked photo of ourselves at least once, according to The Wireless Report 2014. The fact of

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