Developing An Understanding of Sexual Orientation

As we get ready to talk about Sexual Orientation at The Kickback, Mhairi shares her thoughts and experiences in relation to the topic to get the conversation started. Sexuality and sexual orientation is a hugely controversial topic for so many, but it is something we consider when talking about equality. Yet I’m sure many of … Continue reading Developing An Understanding of Sexual Orientation

YPI Spotlight: Aadam Speaks

In this month's YPI Spotlight segment, we shine the spotlight on Poetic Insight favourite and enthusiastic member of the YP Insight Family member, Aadam Speaks, who is using his voice to change the world. ‘Let’s start putting the word human into humanity.’ My name is Adam Khaliq - also known as Aadam Speaks - I am … Continue reading YPI Spotlight: Aadam Speaks

What is consent?

On March 19th, it was time for an in-depth conversation about Consent after touching on it during our conversation on Healthy Relationships last November.  It was a conversation that was always going to be interesting, but it turned out to be incredibly informative as well. We were well-informed by Lucy from arts charity Tender, who … Continue reading What is consent?

Feeling The Love at Poetic Insight

We closed out our month of love on the 26th February by bringing back the 'Love & Hate' theme to Poetic Insight.  You could feel the good vibes and the love in the room, making it the perfect way to see out our February activities. After our founder, Shaniqua, opened the night with her Rallying … Continue reading Feeling The Love at Poetic Insight

YPI Spotlight: Annotate

This month we're starting a new segment called YPI Spotlight, where we shine the spotlight on a member of the YP Insight Family, giving them the opportunity to speak about their involvement with YPI and the great things they're getting up to.  First up is Poetic Insight veteran and long time YP Insight Family member, … Continue reading YPI Spotlight: Annotate

What does self-love mean to you?

When self-love became a significant talking point during our conversation on healthy relationships last November, we knew we had to have a conversation dedicated solely to self-love, which happened at The Kickback on February 19th.   Mhairi led out on a deep, intriguing conversation that had us all engaged and thinking hard. To warm us up, … Continue reading What does self-love mean to you?

Meet Our First Team Member

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