The other day, I was listening to an interview with the American singer/song-writer Kelis on Radio 6. Mary- Anne Hobbes said to her, ‘You seem like such a confident person. How is that?’ (My husband pointed out, that a man would have never been asked that question. Quite.)

But, as someone who deconstructs confidence building, in order to teach it to others, Kelis’ answer was awe-inspiring for me. Here is a brief summary of what she said, ‘People often say this about me, but I have never thought about it as ‘confidence’. It’s more like, I don’t know how to be anyone other than myself. This is the only person that I am able to be.’

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