Our Story Your Story - Benefits

Benefits of the Our Story Your Story:

  • Development of communication skills
  • Relaxation and stress management
  • Awareness of physical and verbal presence
  • Ability to speak with confidence in front of others
  • Voice and speech modulation
  • Identifying and displaying the elements of an engaging story
  • Ability to give and receive feedback
  • Succinctly express ideas
  • Obtain structural thinking skills

“I feel like I will do better in my narrative essays at school. And it has motivated me as a leader to talk to different crowds.” – Anele, youth/learner participant 2015 

  • An increase in self-confidence
  • Stronger sense of identity
  • Feeling valued and heard
  • Learning new skills
  • The development of empath
  • Ability to see connections between oneself and the stories of others
  • Greater understanding of past and history
  • Greater compassion
  • Overcome preconceived judgements
  • Appreciation of differences

“I think this initiative is great. It builds our self-confidence and self-esteem and lets us know we are not alone. So I think the workshop shouldn’t stop. It’s awesome.” – Cikizwo, youth/learner participant 2015

  • Ability to craft and shape personal experiences into stories
  • Ability to organize thoughts clearly
  • Develop problem solving skills
  • Opportunity to reflect on past choices and current behaviours

For more information on how to have OUR STORY YOUR STORY come to your community, contact us at info@cwbsa.org or 031 368 1912.

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