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Bold Women – Gallery

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Our StoryLab – Bold Women event was well received and left the audience feeling mindful, aware, inspired, and curious. Accountability, personal boundaries, determination, and shifting a mindset to operate on a different frequency, seeing life through a different lens brings us many different perspectives and opportunities. Thank you to all who attended and made this event so special. A big …

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BRAVEHEART

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                                                                    Storylab’s Braveheart Event was held at Erin Hall on Saturday 16 July 2022. Siyabonga Saadiq Khusela , Gavin Fish, and Rida Desai were our three storytellers …

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BELONGING – Gallery

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                 Our hearts are full. Thank you to everyone who spent the afternoon with Storylab today and felt the incredible healing power of stories. 50 people were impacted by the authenticity of our 3 storytellers. Grizelda Grootboom, Tessa-Jean Tuttle, and Garth Japhet – thank you for touching our lives. Today we learned what it …

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STORYLAB – CBC – BELONGING

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STORY LAB got invited back to CBC St John’s School to present on the theme of BELONGING. What a privilege to be invited back and a big thank you Layla Blake to host a Storylab event. Our lineup of storytellers included Luyolo Lengisi, Siyabonga Khusela, and Sherri-Lee Kriedemann. 65 high school children were captivated by the stories told and the …

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Am I Enough … I Am Enough

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STORY LAB takes the power of story to 80 high school children and staff at Christian Brothers College St Johns with the theme ” Am I Enough… I AM Enough.” What an impactful event in touching so many young lives. Jerome Moses and Katie Mantwa George shared their stories that opened up great connection and energy between all present. The …

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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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Gallery Strong Women: Part 2

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What an incredible afternoon we had to celebrate strong women. 💜 Amazing storytellers who shared so graciously showing courage, vulnerability, and authenticity. Over 60 people from across the globe were inspired, uplifted, and connected. Thank you storylab.org.za for healing so many. Thanks Trudy Shepherd Blake for our incredible partnership. 💜 Thank you Sara-Jayne King, Francesca Annenberg, Deshnee Moodley, Shelley Maneveldt …

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Gallery – Strong Women – Part 1

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Last night we were all blessed by 50 strong, courageous women who shared their stories online. Each story was unique, brave and the common thread that got these women thru was family …. friends…. faith. No one is an island we all need connection. The safe space we created was felt from South Africa – Canada – Finland – UK …

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Gallery: Forgiveness

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Our hearts are full ❤️ our spirits lifted our lives and our hearts are changed with hearing these incredible stories of forgiveness. Yesterday- we connected – ignited and were truly transformed whilst listening to Mama Olga Macingwane, Stefaans Coetzee, Charissa Balman, and Jenny Clayton. Thank you for weaving the threads together and giving us a powerful message. Forgiveness is healing. …

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Gallery – Lockdown

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Lockdown- Locked Up- Locked In – Locked Out. The last year has been nothing like we have ever experienced. From masks 😷 to washing hands 🙌🏽 from homeschooling 🏚to zoom meetings 💻from lockdown 54321 ⌚️ from wine 🍷 to water 💧 from hugs to blowing kisses – it’s been a corona roller. 🦠we are all grieving someone or something and …