Back to school with Dr Ranj Singh

“It's all about mindset.”

Dr Ranj encourages a teaching assistant to believe in himself in this film.

Is self-doubt holding you back?

In this film Dr Ranj Singh goes back to school to help a teaching assistant looking for the confidence to take the next step in his career.

Kela Lewis-Morin is training to be a teacher, but often doubts his own abilities: “Every day I'm nervous about, can I do it… am I good enough?” He says: “I know I'm not growing and I want to grow.”

Dr Ranj is one of the resident doctors on This Morning, and host of BAFTA award-winning CBeebies series, Get Well Soon. His work can be found in numerous magazines and websites where he gives expert opinion and advice on a range of physical and mental health matters. He’s also author of two children’s books.

In the film he pays a surprise visit to Kela, to offer advice based on his own experience.

He tells Kela that when he was younger, there was a time he worried he wasn’t good enough: “I held myself back on a lot of things. It's only when I got into my 20s that I thought hang on a second, hang on. If I'm not careful life is going to pass me by.”

This is part of a series of films in which celebrities go back to school to support teachers. Click here to watch Theo Paphitis help a perfectionist see the bigger picture, and here to watch Janet Street-Porter reminding a teacher of the impact she’s had on her pupils.

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