With it being all about love this month, our founder, Shaniqua, shares a poem about one of her great loves. She never understood why men wept at football until basketball penetrated her heart. Falling in love tens of years after watching the sport live drawn in naturally; the relationship evolving, becoming a meaningful part of … Continue reading Unsuspecting Love
In the lead up to The Kickback when we'll talking about Self-Love, Mhairi shares her experience and thoughts on the topic. “In fact, stare at yourself in a mirror daily. Each time compliment on something. Maybe today you like your hair or you don’t enjoy the shape of your lips, but that’s ok because tomorrow … Continue reading Coming to Terms with Loving Yourself
After the dragging on of January, we have finally made it to February! This means that the year should go a lot faster from this point on, and that we are focusing on love at YPI. That's right; it's all about different aspects of love for us this month, which makes us really happy, because … Continue reading What’s Coming Up in February?
I’m Mhairi Potts-Wyatt, 22 years old and work with autistic children in both primary and secondary settings. I am an advocate for mental health awareness with a passion for writing and particularly poetry. I started writing through a blog and only last year began performing some of what I’d written, having broken my leg and … Continue reading Meet Our First Team Member
It was time to celebrate 3 years of Young People Insight on January 15th, looking back on how the platform had come into being and all the memories shared. It was a special night in a room filled with warmth and love. Although The Kickback and Poetic Insight were not combining for the first time, … Continue reading Celebrating 3 Years of Young People Insight
When people learn about or get involved with Young People Insight, the question I am most commonly asked is: "Why did you decide to start something like this?" No matter how many times I am asked this question, it still throws me a little, as I know that I will take a full story to … Continue reading Being The Change I Want to See Through 3 Years of YP Insight
Happy New Year beautiful people! I hope you had a lovely break and lots of fun over the holiday season. Are you ready for another year of Young People Insight events? I intend for this year to be bigger and better than ever for YPI, with new things happening and positive changes being made. I … Continue reading What’s Coming Up in January?