7 Tips for Safe Storytelling: Quick Tips for Speakers and Presenters Looking for Direction to Safely Share Difficult Stories
The Art of Safe Storytelling: A Guidebook for Speakers and Presenters Looking for Direction to Safely Share Difficult Stories
These practical tips are a quick read for schools and districts who are hoping to enlist postvention practices for after a suicide attempt or loss.
Overcoming trauma or a major obstacle in life takes courage—a word that originally meant, “to speak one’s mind by telling all one’s heart.” The ability to change a negative into a positive, to turn lemons into lemonade, and to then share that recipe with the world to prevent others from suffering—it’s one of the most beautiful things a person can do. These stories and storytellers in Lemonade Stand are full of heart and are the definition of courage. Inside you’ll find a transforming look at a young woman who was assaulted by her best friend, a father navigating raising newborn triplets, and a man who lost his eyesight in a tragic accident and proved that you don’t need eyes to truly see. When life gives you lemons, squeeze, add sugar and pick up a copy of The i’Mpossible Project’s Lemonade Stand.