Elizabeth: Okay so you’ve been through recently an experience, and you’ve come to see a lot more about relationship and how it works. Would you like to tell the story about that?
Jenny: So I think it’s — almost a year and a half ago now. I spoke about it briefly before. But I got asked to come to South Africa. And that was mainly because of a story I’d told about my eating disorders and my struggles. …
Rebecca Boazman: Kidnapped as a child. Now a counsellor.
My name’s Becky, Rebecca Boazman, and I’m from Birmingham. I moved to Stratford-Upon-Avon, Shakespeare country. I used to look after children, used to be a nursery nurse. That’s what I’ve done most of my life.
“At the age of six, I was kidnapped. Taken away and sexually abused”.
That had a large impact on my life. I was never the same after. I sort of built a wall around me, thinking, “No-one keeps me safe. I’m going to try myself”.
I had trouble with relationships; with school and through life. At…
My name is Jess. Jessica Lipman.
I grew up in London, then got moved because of my ”illnesses” to various countries; America, Mexico, back to America, ended up in Mexico and then South Africa.
I went to a treatment centre for eating disorders. But I went there more for mental health.
I am bipolar 1, and I’ve got Borderline Personality Disorder. I don’t let that define who I am. I know that they’ll be there — but they’re not me. …
I come from a scientific background. Worked in science for 35 years, until my alcohol addiction started to control my life. So I lost everything to my addiction. Until I found the 3 principles, and suddenly my life has transformed to something where I’m physically and mentally fittest I’ve ever been.
Just from the learning of the 3 principles, And it was that simple, and it’s a miracle that I’m sitting here today well happy.
I always wanted more in life. Wanted a better job, wanted more money, bigger house. And I have nothing more than I had 20 years…
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– A businesswoman’s story of resilience
“I run a social enterprise working with people in the criminal justice system with addictions and offending behaviour.”
I’m Jacqueline Hollows. I’m married and have a grown-up son and a kitten.
I run a social enterprise called Beyond Recovery CIC, which is a non-profit organisation that primarily works with people with addictions, mental health issues and offending behaviour. I work within the criminal justice system. And I deliver workshops about state of mind and resilience to those people. And I just absolutely love it.
I had some big life changes and decided to do…
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