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Inspiring workshops will build confidence in young people
TWO single mothers from Worcester are teaming up to help teenagers who need a confidence boost, particularly before making their first tentative steps in university or work life.
Jane Brook, regional manager of image consultancy House of Colour, and educational consultant, coach and teacher Therese Hoyle will be hosting a series of workshops aimed at building self-esteem.
Mrs Hoyle, founder of the Success Partnership, will address the issues of wellbeing for success and setting achievable goals while Mrs Brook will talk about clothes, good grooming and the importance of making a good impression at interviews and school events. Both have teenage daughters and are well aware of the pressures young people are under to change their body shape or personality to fit the supposed ‘norm’.
“We want to educate and empower teenagers by explaining to them that their appearance should reflect who they are on the inside,” said Mrs Brook. “It is important that they celebrate their individuality rather than trying to copy the cast of TV shows like The Only Way is Essex.”
The first workshop, which runs from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, October 20, is aimed at 12 to 16-year-olds. Parents will be given an information pack to supplement all the advice given on the day. For further information or to book, call 07970 293341.