Confidence

Building confidence in girls

One day I was meeting with a small group of smart young women. One of them was not only well-educated, beautiful and articulate but also a gifted athlete competing at national levels. Yet she balked at the suggestion that she was a leader. I was stunned. Having...

Finding yourself to help your kids grow in confidence

Picture this: you’re in the grocery store, when you see an old friend from high school at the other end of the aisle. The two of you were actually really good pals, but you lost touch over the years. You turn to walk towards them but then you remember that you’ve...

Beauty is yourself

“Being confident is about knowing what beauty really is.” - Cassie, age 12 - for sharing As Samantha and I sat in our living room chatting we began to realize that her long-term battle with food was more about fitting-in-ness than fitness. Sometimes we think that...

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