Sick and tired of being on a conveyor belt of defeat? 

This book will change ONE person’s life, is it YOURS?”

Co-Founder & CEO – Breaking Cycles



Unique insight into my journey through the UK’s broken prison system

Breaking Cycles is my story of purpose and hope. I share with you some of my most candid and raw experiences during my life as a ‘career’ criminal and how I overcame seemingly never ending cycles of illegal activity, addiction, depression and hopelessness only to emerge victorious and free!


Learn about the challenges youths coming up from the inner cities face with the odds being stacked against them, and how you can support them in breaking cycles of poverty, addiction, criminality, shame, drama and disorder!


Gain insight into the mind of a ‘career criminal’ and the many factors influencing such mindsets.

Thought provoking

Guaranteed to stimulate questions and encourage careful considerations into how we can make changes in our society to break destructive patterns once and for all.


Access into the shocking real-life accounts of the life of a so-called ‘thug’ and ‘hustler’ and why it’s NOT the life to lead if you want lasting peace, joy and success.


Why ‘enough is enough!’ is one of the most critical points you can reach in your life – if you truly want to change and turn your life around!


I hope that my story will empower you to begin your own self-discovery journey to find out who you really are and package your unique experiences to help others!

Readers will get out of the book a fresh perspective on how they can be transformed, they will become equipped with the mindset required to turn all negatives into positives, everytime!

Who is this book for ?

This book is for those circling the same mountain, over and over again and not knowing which direction to turn. Or you may be in a position of authority and leadership, seeking to relate to the reality of many young people on today’s streets.

  1. Revealing

    Access into the shocking real-life accounts of the life of a so-called ‘thug’ and ‘hustler’ and why it’s NOT the life to lead if you want lasting peace, joy and success.

  2. Thought Provoking

    Why ‘ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!’ is one of the most critical points you can reach in your life – if you truly want to change and turn your life around!

  3. Empowering

    Why the majority of prisoners are entrepreneurs at heart, albeit running illegal businesses. My hope is that my story will activate a self-discovery journey in you – the reader, to find out who you really are so you can package your unique experiences to share with the world!

Read a Sample Here

About the author

Agos Youngsam

Co-Founder & CEO – Breaking Cycles

Agos Youngsam is CEO of Breaking Cycles, an organisation set up to help ex-prisoners resettle into their community.

Agos is driven by his desire to help those who feel they have been excluded from society, get onto the right track. Finding himself on the wrong side of the law on many occasions, his journey led him through a self-discovery process where he came face to face with his demons and emerged victorious.

He now has a strong desire to see peace and order restored to individuals and families. He is happily married to his wife Nicola and together they have four beautiful daughters.


Did you know that adults released from custodial sentences of less than 12 months had a proven reoffending rate of 59.9%.

Breaking Cycles is a movement to help individuals in the criminal justice system identify the negative cycles and patterns that are causing them to experience defeat, powerlessness and lack of purpose.

By targeting re-offenders in the prison system, and providing them with targeted support, we will also restore many other areas in our community such as marriages, families and children.

Our aim is to break cycles and create new cycles, generational cycles of hope.

We know that timing is critical. During the first 48 hours of a person being released from prison, they are faced with many options that can either make or break them.


Breaking Cycles YouTube Channel & Podcast
Hagos and Nicola will be interviewing some powerful individuals who have been there, done it and wore the t-shirt, yet they are now living a life of purpose and clarity and making some serious moves! If they can do it – you can too!

The Team

Agos Youngsam

Co-Founder & CEO

Nicola Simms

Co-Founder & Head of PR


Peter Walsh

A strong, interesting story of a very unusual – to most people – childhood and teenage upbringing. Harrowing and shocking in many instances.  

Henry Thompson

A pleasure to read!

Marcia Spencer

I read Breaking Cycles with keen interest, what a story! Very well narrated by the author!

Kindle version available on Amazon!

This book offers a deep insight into prison life, the prison system and inner city gang culture and how Agos overcame it all.

download now for £5.99


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