The Empowerment Issue


We’re back! Welcome to series 4 of Lennon Courtney Left Alone. To get us started, we're kicking off with The Empowerment Issue. 

We talk about how we guide our children to be empowered individuals as well as empowering ourselves. And guess what, like most great things in life, it really is an inside job. Make sure you scroll down to see the Outside Things for you to read and listen to as suggested by us. 

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Be nice to yourself today, keep wearing your mask and stay hopeful!

Sonya and Brendan.  


Listen: Brendan recommended listening to this podcast from Your Undivided Attention with guest Audrey Tang, Taiwan's Digital Minister. Is a transparent, reactive and politically engaged society possible? Well, that’s what this podcast looks at.

Read: Sonya has recommended this book before but it’s one of her favourites How Woman Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion or Job by Sally Helgessan and Marshall Goldsmith. She also suggests you read Free Range Kids: Giving Our Children the Freedom We Had Without Going Nuts with Worry by Lenore Skenazy. It talks about fostering empowerment in children by letting them get on with it (in so many words). While you’re at it, have a look at Hara Estroff Marano’s book A Nation of Wimps: The High Cost of Invasive Parenting.

Look: Hazel Cassidy founder of Hands Off Parent.



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