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What does confidence look like in kids?

What does confidence look like in kids? For kids, confidence is not an inflated sense of self-importance, or the idea that the world owes them something, or that they are entitled to anything they want. But confidence means that they can make meaningful choices. Confidence is the belief that they can do things and that the things that they do …

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What to do if family or friends get bad news about cancer

  “I just want to die now. I am living in hell” That was a fifty year old cancer patient. “I am sorry to hear that – are you in pain?” “No” she said. “But, my husband is angry all day, because he is stuck in the anger phase of grief, my son couldn’t stand it so he moved in …

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My surprise whilst wading ashore at Anzac Cove

I visited Gallipoli several years ago and decided to walk out into the freezing waters of Anzac cove in a cold twilight. The water was so cold my hands ached. I felt irritated. As I turned around to wade back into shore, I was struck by a wave not of water, but of emotion. I saw the beaches, the hills …