We often speak with advocates about the fortitude it takes to continue share personal experiences publicly–especially when those experiences arise from pain or trauma. Here, Lee Woodruff offers a powerful meditation on what keeps her going after 11 years.
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Katherine Switz was diagnosed with bipolar disorder with psychosis following her first psychotic break, which occurred while attending Harvard Business School. Her second break was just weeks into her new marriage.
Rex Butler is living proof of author Mary Pipher’s words: “Life itself assigns us our causes.”
This year, for #MakeADifferenceDay (October 22), we’re offering Living Proof ebooks for just $9.99. Head over to PayHip and enter the code MAKEADIFF to receive your discount!
If you’ve read Living Proof, you know that WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease has long been an important part of our work.
Living Proof received a lovely shout-out from the National Association of Community Health Centers this week.
Today is National Tell A Story Day. All across the U.S. and the UK, people are telling stories to delight, honor, remember, entertain, imagine…and make a difference as advocates, spokespersons and champions. #NationalTellAStoryDay
What better time to recall the Five Qualities of a Well-Told Advocacy Story?
It’s National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Read this story from Zach Fincher, a teen advocate who attended a workshop we conducted recently for the National Safety Council. It’s one of the moving stories featured this month in this blog by Laura Carney, another dedicated advocate sharing her story to make a difference.
Right now, all over the world, folks are telling stories to each other.
It’s World Storytelling Day, a global celebration of the art of oral storytelling. Observed each year on the spring equinox in the northern hemisphere and the on the first day of the autumn equinox in the southern, World Storytelling Day is a chance to reflect on the storytelling power of the human voice.
So why choose today to focus on technology?