Zygimantas came to live in Newham from Lithuania in 2005. He got into some trouble while he was at college and found it meant getting a good job was hard after he finished. Find out more.
When Amyn was 15 his mum asked him to leave home because their relationship was so difficult and he was caught up in conflict. Find out more.
Activity: planning for success
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Ideas on how to make a resilience plan and check in on your progress - and how to make new plans when things don’t go quite as you hoped.
Prompt card: planning for success
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What can we learn from the achievements of the people of ancient Egypt? Use this prompt card to get ideas about planning and resilience flowing.
Activity: learning from experience - good and bad
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This activity will help you learn from your experiences. Be honest. Be thoughtful. It will help you see how far you’ve come and help you to plan your next steps.
Prompt card: learning from experience - good and bad
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Even Albert Einstein made mistakes! This prompt card will help to get ideas flowing about how to learn from experiences - good and bad.
Activity: staying motivated
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Use this activity to stay motivated and plan how you'll reward yourself when you achieve a goal or stick with something that you're finding hard.
Prompt card: staying motivated
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Maya Angelou knew a thing or two about motivation. Use this prompt card to get the ideas flowing on how you can stay motivated.
Activity: being able to ask for help
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Knowing when you need help and knowing how to ask for the help you need are real skills. This activity is here to help you get the help you need to keep bouncing back.
Prompt card: being able to ask for help
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DJ and grime ambassador Sian Anderson had plenty of help on her way to the top. Use this prompt card to get inspired about asking for help.