Monthly Archives: August 2012

We Don't Need No Education: Reflections On Our Past School Year

Last school year we did a whole lot of deschooling and it was very necessary. In DJ’s case it was coming from the angle that Yes, school is fun and you should be able to learn about whatever your heart desires. For Ken it was more for building self confidence, and to get her to understand that we don’t learn everything we need to know in a day. Continue reading

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How to build self-confidence and avoid 10 mistakes that destroy …

Most artists want to sell their work.Many famous artists, fail miserably in sales.Vincent Van Gogh only sold 1 painting in his life.Vincent VanGogh self portraitTop quality local artists also struggle to get the attention they deserve.Ending up in jobs making them terribly unhappy. Common Problem: Creative individuals often ignore the development of an important part of themselves…. Self Confidence. The creative personality is remarkably shy.Often very introverted.Some artists struggle to gather the confidence to show artwork to family Continue reading

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5 Tips to Boost Confidence | Coach for Your Dreams

5 Tips to Boost Confidence By Gladys AndersonHave you ever watched a self-confident woman enter a room? Did you notice the purposeful walk, the smile that says “I’m here in all my glory” without seeming cocky or boastful? Did you also notice how she seemed to look into the eyes of everyone she passes with a genuine greeting and smile? Continue reading

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i never ever in my life felt pretty ever and the poem about overweight girls made me cry because oh…

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Articles-Funpages: Musical Theatre: Building Self Confidence

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When progressive ideas are used to conceal market agendas – Yes

This piece from the UK Social Work and Action Network describes vividly how supposedly progressive reforms and ideas like social inclusion, social innovation and user centred services are deployed to conceal market based agendas and how, as a result, they end up destroying effective human and community services.The piece also demonstrates that the use of market based approaches damages the most vulnerable and the most disadvantaged and undermines the capacity of human and communty services, thereby creating the conditions for even more marketisation and privatization.Sadly this situation also applies here in Western Australia. I work for the NHS within Community Mental Health Services as part of a team whose remit was to enable service users to access educational and employment opportunities. We ran what I considered a unique and progressive service. We worked in a building not far from the city centre. We had an ICT suite where service users could gain qualifications and with our support create or update their CVs Continue reading

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Building Self Confidence The Easy Way | Women in Business …

Building Self Confidence The Easy Way: The Art of Looking SuccessfulBy Roxanne BatsonStanding in front of an audience of a thousand people all looking expectantly up at her as she stood awkwardly behind a microphone, she was nervous but excited too.Just a year before she couldn’t speak in front of 15 people, much less a thousand. Her heart would beat so fast that she felt like she might die standing in front of a small crowd.  Something felt very different this time for her and that was a good thing.Have you ever felt that way?If you have an issue with low self-confidence it can be painful. I know how it feels because I use to be just like you.Low self esteem is a very real problem because it can:1 Continue reading

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Céline Saby

Tell us about your life, how did you evolve and end up being the artist you are now?My walk of life is quite unusual. I always had a thing for culture, literature and image in general. After high school, I moved to Poitiers to study language, image, and communication at the Futuroscope. Continue reading

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Building Confidence; Building Self-Esteem | The Board Magazine

Spread it!ShareEmail ThisBy Rachel HillIt can be very difficult to overcome the effects of shyness, or low self-esteem, and challenging to get past those impulses. It is much easier to fall back on the habitual negative thoughts that are all about putting yourself down than it is building self-esteem. These negative thoughts are what keep you trapped in shyness and you must make the effort to focus on building confidence if you are to break this habit.If you wish to be everything you can be, it is critical that you get past your self-doubt and move on towards being a more confident person. Continue reading

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Timeless Wisdom On Self Confidence, Video 1 | FunnyCOKE

Timeless Wisdom On Self Confidence, Video 1Self-Esteem: Developing A Strong Belief In YourselfInevitably in life, we will face disapproval or rejection from others. It might be a family member, friend, employer, or even a stranger. They might disagree with the way we live our lives, the decisions we make for ourselves, or even who we are. They might belittle our dreams, criticize our goals, or make hurtful comments that reveal a low opinion of us Continue reading

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