Thursday, October 23, 2014

Youth Excel’s Annual Fundraiser Dinner

Hello Everybody

This year has been such a rewarding year. For those who have been following our progress, you will know we have established Youth Excel’s first psychology, counselling and mentoring centre.  We now have 45 families each week receiving holistic, family centred support…and the results speak for themselves.

To celebrate our success and share our vision for the upcoming year, Youth Excel will be holding a fundraising dinner on the 27th of November (7pm) at the Youth Excel Centre.  We would love you to join us for a night of silent auctions, sensational food and real Continue Reading >>

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Thinspiration’s Message To Our Girls

Yesterday, a 16 year old was sitting in my reception area minding her own business.  She was doing what she always does when she has some spare time…looking at “thinspiration”.

“Thinspriation” is pictures and slogans that are designed to motivate women to lose weight.  My client has a range of them stored on her iPhone and follows blogs, Instagram and Tumblr sites to get her daily fix.

Here are some images she was looking at…

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When I asked her why she wanted to look at photos of skinny girls, she said, “It reminds me I need to keep losing Continue Reading >>

Thursday, October 2, 2014

What School Holidays Look Like at Youth Excel…

If you have been following our posts and blog, you would have seen the various programs that we have been running throughout this School Holidays at Youth Excel.

Here is a snap-shot of all the fun and challenging obstacles that we have been getting up to…

WEEK 1:

Body Image and Self Esteem

body image programThis program is always a lot of fun! I loved getting to know these beautiful girls throughout this program. We discussed the importance of having your own unique style, and feeling confident in your own skin. They also went home with these funky tie-dye creations for their Continue Reading >>

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