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    Stories that Stir - SYDNEY - DESTINY

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    Monthly 'Stories that Stir' event, designed to break down barriers, stir conversation, and inspire positive change. Come and listen to six storytellers, who will each share their 10-minute raw and personal story on the topic of DESTINY, in all its shapes and forms.

    Please join us for a night of extraordinary stories that will make you laugh, cry, and view the world in a different light. 

    xx Monica

    Destined to Fail – Donné Restrom
    When Donné was 17, she taped the words 'self-sufficiency through creative work' to the front of her school diary, and decorated them with glitter. Those words were her mantra. To be able to live on the financial returns of her creative work was not just a dream, it was her destiny. A quarter century later, Donné's measure of success has failed every attempt she has ever made. So now what?

    These Stairs I Climb - Caolan Cullinane
    The loss of a family member left Caolan at the bottom of a deep dark hole - this is the story of the mountain he had to ascend and the resilience needed to climb the first step that led to his destiny.

    Lunch with me? – Nick Bendel
    Nick Bendel is in the process of having lunch with 500 strangers. So far, he’s met almost 400 people … including me! Meeting so many strangers has helped Nick build an incredible network while giving him the chance to improve his social skills and develop a deeper understanding of human behaviour. This has been an incredible adventure that has changed Nick’s life forever.

    Nothing is missing – Sherrie Laryse
    Through a deeply raw and vulnerable journey through adversity including major health issues, Sherrie Laryse came to understand a universal truth that nothing is missing in our lives — despite what it may seem. Sherrie shares the emotional intelligence techniques she used to find peace with her situation, a recognition of wholeness within herself, and a deep love and gratitude for her path in life — exactly the way it is.

    Monster in the Man – Helen Poulos

    Helen, one of six children, grew up experiencing domestic violence and narcissism., at the hands of her parents. At 14, she was forced to parent her three younger siblings and lost her adolescence. At 17, she was kicked out of her home and displaced. This upbringing led her to an abusive relationship......until she found the courage to break free.

    Metamorphasis - Hayley Melrose
    This is a story about a woman who had all this power and heart, but she was wild and destructive. After 6 near death experiences, a healing path of service to self and others, developed over the next 14 years. Her life became about Ceremony, Purification, Self Love and Life Force Energy. This is her story of self discovery, transformation and liberation.

    Please arrive by 7pm to enjoy a drink and mingling. Seating at 7.20pm with the storytelling commencing at 7.30pm sharp.

    * If you'd like to have dinner beforehand, the bistro downstairs serves delicious meals.

    * Trigger warning: Story content may include sensitive topics such as trauma, suicide, death etc.

    *18+ event


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