Helen is a long-distance sea swimmer. Her swims include the Solent, Alcatraz San Francisco, English channel qualifier and she is about to swim the treacherous waters of Morecambe Bay in September 2019. Helen is also a Crew member for the RNLI stationed in Morecambe.
Anxiety in children and young people is on the increase. Currently, 1 in 6 suffers from debilitating anxiety. Helen's extremely engaging and interactive talk will teach pupils about anxiety and a growth mindset through the challenge, they will learn some strategies for overcoming anxiety to step out of their comfort zone. This talk promotes a can-do attitude that minimises anxious thoughts and feelings, it encourages a love of challenge. This talk is particularly useful for years 10 & 11 as they prepare for their GCSEs.