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This film tells the true story of Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy in a large working-class Irish family.
Of Gods and Men is the austere, beautiful and sometimes hard-to-watch story of French monks in Algeria, threatened with death by the local fundamentalists, who make it clear what their fate will be if they stay. The question of whether to stay or go preoccupies the monks for much of the film.
This video from Save the Childeren has gone viral and rightly so. It's part of their Syria appeal and shows a young girl in London whose life is turned upside down when her city descends into civil war.
I met Shannon Moroney at a restorative justice conference in November of 2011.
Written by the editor of Elle magazine following a severe, incapacitating stroke who wrote this book letter by letter with his speech therapist. It describes his experience of being in hospital, poor communication of healthcare staff & being objectified.
If a Coach is someone who teaches us how to be Excellent @ something, Empathy (The Practice) is Hearing what people are Feeling and Seeing what people are Needing, & Conflict Resolution is showing people how to see the Yes, Please, & Love, in every message (internally and externally), thi
The novel, Bel Canto, is one of my favourite books of all time. It offers suspense, well-developed characters, and universal themes of love and forgiveness.
A powerful, moving and inspiring account of two ultumately intertwining lives.
When a young Englishman raised in a repressive religious background finds himself confronted by a Nepalese jhankri shaman in the Bengal Himalaya, it is the start of an extraordinary adventure of self-discovery.
Another moving animation from the team who brought you the RSA Animate series. Dr Brené Brown is a research professor and best-selling author, who has spent the past decade studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame.