Let’s talk about Neurodiversity – Our journey at Future Toolbox

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March is an excellent month for two reasons. Firstly, it’s Brain Injury Awareness Month – a dedicated time to spread knowledge and advocate for the people affected by brain injury. Secondly, we are currently in the midst of Neurodiversity Celebration Week. This is another equally significant period that allows us to acknowledge and appreciate the […]

How does reading increase your ability to learn?

When it comes to reading, some people love it, and others… not so much. This week we will be celebrating World Book Day, an annual charity event that encourages children and young adults to find a book they can enjoy. So, if you cringe at the thought of reading, or see it as a chore, this blog is for you! We’re going […]

What self-care secrets should be part of your daily routine?

Two runners stretching by the beach.

Self-care is about looking after yourself both physically and mentally. The idea of making time for yourself sounds good, but let’s face it, there just never seem to be enough hours in the day, right? As we grow, so do our responsibilities. The pressure is on to succeed, and to work hard! Our minds are […]

Emotional resilience: Escaping low self-esteem

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Don’t panic! We hear that phrase a lot, but what is your emotional response to that? Probably, to panic some more. Don’t worry, the due date isn’t until next week… Keep calm, it’s just an exam… Relax, you can’t change anything now. We face countless situations every day that we don’t want to be in. […]

How Do I Find My Revision Style?

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Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed with studying? Does it seem like no matter how much time you spend hitting the books, the information just doesn’t sink in? Well, fear not! In this blog post, we’ll help you discover your revision style and the study methods that work best for you. Yes, studying can actually […]

Brighter Days Ahead: Coping Strategies for the January Blues

A photo of a pad of paper with the words 'Hello January' on next to a cup of coffee.

January is often associated with a fresh start as we welcome a new year. However, for many people, this month can also bring about a wave of sadness and low mood, commonly known as the “January blues.” If you find yourself struggling with the January blues, fear not, for there are several coping strategies that […]

How do I set realistic and achievable goals?

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Setting goals is an essential part of personal growth and success. Whether it’s for the year ahead or any other period, having clear objectives can provide direction and motivation in life. However, setting realistic and achievable goals is important to ensure progress and avoid disappointment. Here are some tips on what you can do to […]

Simple Ways to Practise Gratitude in Your Daily Life

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Have you ever thought about how a little gratitude can go a long way? Gratitude is something that can have a massive impact on your mental health and well-being. Imagine a world where you can take just a few moments each day to appreciate the wonderful things in your life. Sounds pretty great, doesn’t it? […]

T is for Throwback – Reflect on 2023

Mark and Jules from Future Toolbox at one of their school visits smiling in front of their presentation.

Can you believe how fast this year has flown by? As we approach the end of another incredible year, it’s the perfect time to reflect on all that we have accomplished and experienced. So, join us on this throwback trip down memory lane.  What happened in 2023 for Future Toolbox? We’ve had an eventful year […]