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Overcoming Fallout

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Our storytellers are ready to share their experiences with overcoming mental fallout. Join us on the 30th of October at 09h30 for an enlightening morning that will inspire and uplift you. STORY LAB storytelling impacts lives Book now on Quicket.  https:qkt.io/3Cs1bf//qkt.io/3Cs1bf         In our work as StoryLab coaches, Charissa Balman and I create a safe space for people …

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FORGIVENESS IS THE GREATEST GIFT.

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Forgiveness is a daily practice that involves honesty, courage, self-reflection, and the ability to listen closely. It is a process and starts first and foremost with you. Forgiveness of self involves a change in how we view ourselves. Instead of feeling a lot of guilt, shame, and anger toward ourselves, we begin to replace those feelings with empathy, compassion, and …

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IF YOU HAVE A STORY, IT’S TIME TO TELL IT. 

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I believe that we all have a story within us. Telling your personal story takes courage and allows you to find your voice and be seen. When you share your story, and give a voice to issues and topics that are usually kept silent, you shatter the stigma and stand for all of who you truly are the good, the …

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LESSONS FROM THE MOUNTAIN

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By Stuart Cole www.verticalcoaching.co.za I remember running the Drakensberg Northern Trail on the Free State border in 2018. I had been running only for three months. I reached the top and there was so much mist you could hardly see in front of you. I knew there was a sheer drop off the cliff face to my left of a …

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ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS.

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Life is full of promises, we hear them from the words that are carried in everyday life. Words carry a lot of promises, but it is through our actions that we bring them into reality. This is what it means when we say actions speak louder than words. What are we saying and what are we doing, are we making …

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CONNECTION BEGINS WITH REFLECTION

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“The most important relationship is with yourself.”  On hearing we would have to lockdown and isolate in March 2020, Cape Town, South Africa, for 21 days, brought sensations of panic, overwhelm and my trigger of fearing deprivation. Thriving on connection, getting my energy from people, my surroundings and experiences, for a moment I couldn’t imagine how I was going to …

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CRY. FORGIVE. LEARN. MOVE ON.

In Blog posts by Charissa Balman

“The goal of grief is not to forget about the loss; rather, the goal is to remember the person, understand the changes created by the loss, and determine how to reinvest in life.” We all have experienced and are experiencing real challenges that are incomprehensible. 2020 has shifted and recalibrated the world with this pandemic. The loss on so many …