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Confidence is a combination of knowledge, understanding and skill, put into action. To be truly confident we must have certain knowledge and skills to perform a task, or be confident in carrying it out, even if we make mistakes. They understand ‘process’- why we have it and why we use it, comprehending the value of […]

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Within These Walls

by Lesley

  The Evening Chronicle’s Facebook page posed a question to its readers with the above image: Prisoners may get paid to work in call centres under a new scheme to increase work opportunities in prisons. It is hoped that by working while they serve time they can learn new skills and learn to work in […]

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Falling in and out of love is a magical, yet such a subjective topic… … although, I’m sure there are common themes which run through most ‘loving’ relationships. Being in love is a state most of us achieve at some point in our lives – we feel ecstatic; buzzing with energy and filled with positive […]

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Ayahuasca Insights

by Lesley

It’s over a month since I first had the bitter-sweet taste and effect of Ayahuasca and I can honestly say that there’s hardly been a day where I haven’t had cause to reflect positively on the experience and my learnings. If you’re reading this the chances are, you’ve already read Ayahuasca, A Very Personal Journey, […]

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Disentangling Empowerment Definition of empower (verb): to give someone official authority or the freedom to do something. Empowerment (noun) is therefore the result of the above action; fairly ambiguous I’d say. Then there’s the adjective, empowering which gives has a different slant altogether; Something that is empowering makes you more confident and makes you feel […]

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Authenticity

by Lesley

The Art of Being Real This subject has been on my mind a great deal recently and over time it’s sorely tested my trust and faith in others; some of whom I’ve held dear over a long period of time. I’ve come to some conclusions lately which have surprised me and the people I’ve shared […]

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Saorsa… Freedom’s Power This is possibly the most powerful testimonial I’ve ever received – and it came from a least expected source, adding surprise to my reaction of gratitude to the author. ‘Given cause to search for meaning and identity, Lesley first found her path in the internal martial art of Taijiquan. This grounding in […]

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