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Finding the Inner Strength

Doreen Lawrence

Finding the Inner Strength

Find solace and serenity through the experience and insights of Baroness Doreen Lawrence, OBE.

This course includes:

23 lessons

3 hours

8 exercises

What you'll learn

Join Doreen as she shares an intimate account of her experiences after the death of her son, and how she found the strength to become a force for positive change.

  • Challenge your preconceptions
  • Identify and live by your core values
  • Learn effective coping strategies
  • Work through feelings of guilt and shame
  • Learn to be more resilient
  • Channel your anger into positivity

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Baroness Doreen Lawrence, OBE, is an inspiration to millions. Faced with the most tragic of circumstances when her son was killed in 1993, she somehow managed to find the strength to channel her pain and anger into something positive. Championing not just Stephen and herself, she went on to influence a monumental change in UK law, as well as setting up the Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation to help marginalised young people achieve their dreams.

Lesson plan (23)

  1. 01

    Finding the Inner Strength Introduction


  2. 02



  3. 03

    Building a home


  4. 04

    Life will never be the same again


  5. 05



  6. 06

    A need to help


  7. 07

    Channelling anger


  8. 08

    Driven to distraction


  9. 09



  10. 10

    Value system


  11. 11

    Coping strategies


  12. 12

    Imposter syndrome


  13. 13

    A meaningful life


  14. 14

    Becoming a Baroness


  15. 15

    Importance of education


  16. 16



  17. 17

    Stephen Lawrence Trust


  18. 18

    Stephen Lawrence Day


  19. 19



  20. 20

    Olympics 2012


  21. 21

    Rest in peace


  22. 22

    Keeping perspective


  23. 23



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