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The students at Burlington Danes Academy and Kensington Aldridge Academy in London got the surprise of their lives when Prince William dropped in during a recent midday assembly. And they thought it was going to be just another boring time in the auditorium. Will was there to chat with the kids about mental health and cyberbullying. It’s not the first time Will has tackled the heavy subjects but since he addressed the teens directly, it may have made more of an impact, more than he might ever know.

In his address to the students, Will suggested that the teens limit their screen time. An unrealistic ask? Maybe. But that doesn’t make his intentions for these kids’ well-being any less important. “Don’t spend all day online. Seriously, don’t. For your mental health, get outside, come away from the screen. By all means, be on a screen but don’t be on it all day because it will only bring you into another world. It’s important that you balance the time.”

People reports that Will also called on the male students to be more open with their feelings.

“It’s really important for boys. We’re not very good at talking about our emotions and how we feel. Girls have got a little bit better, and boys, we’ve really got to work hard on being able to talk to friends, family, and trusted people about how we feel.”

But it was after the assembly — when William was seen chatting with two students, expressing his concerns for how the internet may impact the way the young women see themselves — that prove he knows just how tough it is for those battling with body image issues.

“I worry for you girls,” William told 15-year-olds Samara Hackett-Valton and Sophie Crowder, according to People. “The touched-up pictures are not real.”

He further advised them that that not everything is as perfect as it seems. “Don’t try to recreate them or think that’s what you’ve got to aim for. There’s a lot of fakeness online so don’t worry about that.”

Not sure if it’s being the father of two children with another on the way, or it’s all the work he’s been doing regarding cyberbullying, but everything he said is bang-on. Kids, whether they’re preschoolers or teenagers, are impressionable and when they’re online and blasted with images of “perfection” all over social media and websites, it’s hard to distinguish between what’s real and what’s Photoshopped all to hell. So it’s all kinds of encouraging that someone like Prince William is totally comfortable with this topic of conversation and wants to set the record straight.

It’s kind of inspiring to see the Prince tackling these issues head-on; not just with corporations, businessmen and charities but with young people themselves. Hearing advice directly from the royal himself makes his words have that much more of an impact. Keep on surprising them and us, Will!