Core Themes:

  • Exploring the impact of the Covid19 restrictions
  • Open Forum to raise causes for concern
  • The easy guide to understanding why so many teenagers battle with mental health issues
  • Overcoming anxiety, anger and frustration
  • How to increase confidence
  • How to have those ‘difficult’ discussions about how you feel
  • How much stress is good for you?
  • How not to let social media screw up your life
  • Understanding the power of your thoughts
  • How to Be, Do and Have whatever you want in your future lives
  • Appreciating the pros and cons of mobile phones and social media
  • You are what you think
  • Where are you ‘at’ right now? (Wheel of Life)
  • Visions for the future

Top Tools and Exercises for Transformation and Wellbeing

  • Tapping for Emotional Transformation
  • You are what you think!
  • Meditation: why it really does work!
  • Where Am I Now? Wheel of Life
  • Vision Boards
  • Letters to and from my future self
  • Perceptions Exercise
  • Power Games – what can you control?
  • 100 words: Who Am I?
  • I AM – affirmations
  • Daily habits of the world’s most successful people:
    • Meditation
    • Journaling
    • Affirmations
    • Exercise
    • Nutrition, sleep, hydration
    • Routine
    • Limited screen-time and social media


Tana Macpherson-Smith of Clearminds Education developed and presents the Monkey Wisdom series. She has twenty-five years’ experience in education as a teacher and senior leader in secondary schools, as a boarding school housemistress, prep school Governor, Marketing Director and creator of life-changing events for young people. Having lived (as a housemistress and parent) and worked with large numbers of teenagers over many years, she understands fully the wide range of mental health issues that affect teenagers and children.