Dear Storytellers: “Our wisdom and our worth, live inside our stories”. We use story, to create a shared sense of purpose and history, to share a powerful message to inspire others.
To connect and create understanding.
Your story is the first step in providing your reasons why people should care about you, your product or service and inspire others to speak their story.
What’s your story?
[1/2] A daughter gave her father this briefcase 3 years ago. It was the first time he got a new briefcase in ages – his last one was too worn and heavy so he had long stopped using it and never got around to buy a new one for himself. If he needed to carry anything, like newspapers and work materials, he would just carry them in his hands. Then slowly he developed a habit of carrying stuff in shopping bags. It started so quietly and sparsely, his wife didn’t mind it at first. She just thought it was a temporary thing. Except… it wasn’t.
[To be continued in the next post tomorrow🍻] [This briefcase will be up for free sharing on our website in June. Please click the link in bio😘]
"Everything I do is about getting this world closer to everyone following the golden rule. I just want to provide for my family so I give people the benefit of the doubt when I come across difficult people or situations. But also, believe who people are when they tell you. I got that from my mom, who got it from Oprah and Maya Angelou." -Kamari
Take in more views+shoes on the website (link in bio).
Enid Blyton’s Famous Five captured my fancy early. I envied George. Also an only child, she had her cousins visit every summer to embark on endless days on the beach with picnics baskets filled with ham sandwiches, juicy peaches, fresh cream, strawberries and sugary lemonade. I escaped from my homework and happily morphing into a wallflower to the Five’s summer of sibling revelry, jokes, and wild misadventures.
On talesfromtoandfro.com, a story about childhood reading, friendships and comics becoming a gateway to language love
- Art inspired by @cecilehudrisier. Your work makes me feel light and happy 🎵
If I didn't have my camera to remind me constantly, I am here to do this, I would eventually have slipped away, I think. I would have forgotten my reason to exist. - Annie Leibovitz #phonepic#sneakpeek#bts
If you don't go after what you want in life, you'll never have it. Of you don't step forward, you will ALWAYS be in the same place. Take small steps if you must but ALWAYS move forward. You deserve happiness and you WILL find it. 🍻😉 Stay strong and wild always my friends. Have a great night! (Slides into bed and Butter waddles on to my chest. 🐈)
I spent #ayearoutsideincleveland standing in my driveway evaluating the approaching storm the way my dad used to do when I was a kid. I was thinking about something a friend said to me, rather innocently, that I havent been able to shake. He said, "for as long as Ive known you, you've never been happy at your job." Now... that stung. I spent almost a decade going to school, pursuing my passion, for THIS career! But it also made me do a lot of self contemplation. Was that true? 🤔 I dont actually feel unhappy, am I unhappy? Was I "unhappy" at my last job? Maybe I dont see myself the way others do...? I really over analyzed the heck of that comment and im quite embarrassed to say that it took me about 3 months of wound licking and soul searching to come to this very obvious conclusion. Here goes. Dearest friend, who shall remain nameless (and doesnt have IG anyway), you have me all wrong. I am not unhappy. I am not unhappy with my job. In fact, I like it a lot! I was not "unhappy" with my last job although now that I think about it maybe I should have been because seriously - I was broke. I. AM. AMBITIOUS. And just because I have an inner drive that is always telling me to keep challenging myself, keep going, keep evolving... that does not mean that I am unhappy! It doesnt mean that I dont appreciate what I have or even love what I have! It just means that I am hardwired to keep trying to better myself.
Today's lesson: DO surround yourself with people that lift you up, listen to you, support you. DONT spend 3 months analyzing the comments of people that just dont get you right now. That is all.
—Fire Inside You—
Stop waiting for someone/something to spark the fire inside you before you chase what you want. The only person that can ignite the fire/hunger inside you is yourself. Go get it.