A Hungry Princess

DIVING IN THE MOON HONORING STORY, FACILITATING HEALING A Hungry Princess © Srebrenka Peregrin Writing This Story In 2012, as a result of walking away from a high-demand religious community, I went through a number of traumatic experiences that included bullying and isolation from those I loved. These events hurled me into a clinical depression …

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Storytelling, Movement and Drama with Children

DIVING IN THE MOON HONORING STORY, FACILITATING HEALING Storytelling, Movement and Drama with Children © Sue Proctor Over many years of telling stories, I have discovered the healing value of imaginative play by using oral storytelling as a platform for exploring movement and drama with children. In storytelling for children, the teller has an opportunity …

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Stuck In History

DIVING IN THE MOON HONORING STORY, FACILITATING HEALING Stuck In History © Donna Jacobs Sife This month is a busy one for storytellers in Sydney. Being Book Week, or more accurately Book Month, I am scheduled for scores of performances in schools. As always, I will be telling stories from many different traditions. The one …

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Putting Down the Burning Coal

DIVING IN THE MOON HONORING STORY, FACILITATING HEALING Putting Down the Burning Coal: Transforming Resentments Into Forgiveness Through Story © Elisa Pearmain ‘Harboring resentment is like holding a burning coal that you wish to throw at your enemy, but instead you are the one who is burned.’ The Buddha There is a story about a …

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A Chelm Story

DIVING IN THE MOON HONORING STORY, FACILITATING HEALING A Chelm Story © Dan Yashinsky Shlemiel woke up one day and looked around his little house. The kids were busy playing video games. His wife was already starting to scold him for being lazy. The dog had peed – again – on the kitchen floor. Enough …

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Storytelling Festival 2015: Stories without Borders

The Edinburgh Reporter (Edinburgh, Scotland), October 10, 2015   Summary: The stranger is often a revealer of truth; his arrival casts a stone into the water, shakes us out of our complacency. But who is the stranger? What separates him from us – what makes him ‘strange’? The theme of the 2015 Scottish International Storytelling …

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Why Data Storytelling Is So Important

Why Data Storytelling Is So Important The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY), October 9, 2015 Summary: Tom Davenport, the President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management at Babson College, a Fellow of the MIT Center for Digital Business and independent senior advisor to Deloitte Analytics, discusses why storytelling with data is critical to …

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Gannett takes the idea behind Arizona Storytellers Project nationwide

Poynter Institute (St. Petersburg, FL), September 15, 2015 Summary: Next week at the Online News Association’s annual conference, a group of journalists from nine Gannett newspapers will spend a few hours learning how to workshop a story before trying a bit of live storytelling. Their coach? Someone who has worked through the process with hundreds …

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