Overcoming Fallout

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In our work as coaches, Charissa Balman and Trudy Blake create a safe space for people to open up, connect with and release their stories. Many stories are told one paragraph at a time as our clients take small steps to process their pain and find the courage to open up to their truths. We always witness an incredible transformation …

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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 …

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Gallery – Hope

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Feeling so blessed to see a vision transpire and touch so many people’s lives. Yesterday we had a sold-out STORYLAB event in the most beautiful garden. The energy, connection, and stories were filled with honesty and vulnerability and sparked many emotions. Truly love the platform we have created. Trudy Shepherd Blake thank you for our great partnership. To all who …

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Gallery – Overcoming

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Incredible space and morning to tell stories- 💜the inaugural storytelling event was held in a beautiful garden that allowed us to connect, ignite, transform and release our stories. 💙 We learned the power to tell your truth, ask for help, and make one good choice to change your life. ❤️We were safe, real, authentic, and vulnerable- 💛the stories were raw, …