Workshop : My Story, My Way
sponsored by Moto
Date : Saturday 12th June
Time : 13:00 - 16:00 UKT (GMT)
Location : Virtual
Audience : LGBTQ+
Cost : FREE (Donations accepted)
'My Story, My Way' is a self-empowerment workshop exploring different creative methods of story-telling. We'll be looking at how we can share our unique personal narratives through artistic expression; such as poetry, dance, art and song-writing.
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Maya Angelou
- Gain some clarity on what story you want to tell
- Discover new self-care tools for managing your own wellbeing
- Challenge self-limiting beliefs or self-imposed personal narratives
- Acquire fresh perspectives
- Feel empowered having discovered new information about yourself
- Re-calibrate what you think is possible in your own life
- Try something new, feel inspired or simply get creative
- Increase the positive impact you could have in the world
During this three-hour workshop, we'll be exploring some different creative methods of artistic expression as tools for self-care and story telling. Led by a team of coaches and mentors, you'll be guided through a simple self-enquiry processes as you start to define and shape your own personal narrative.
We want you to feel empowered with the new information you’re going to uncover and leave with actionable steps towards taking more control of your own life.
You will take part in various interactive workshops to help you discover brand new perspectives about yourself.
We'll be incorporating tried and tested practices such as journaling, group sharing, self-enquiry, breath-work and meditation. We'll also be exploring creative tools such as poetry, drawing, song-writing and dance. These will be interspersed with key teachings and coaching techniques.
We offer a safe space to get curious, open up and discuss with others, aspects of your life you’re finding challenging or simply want to improve. Naturally it is a completely confidential space, where individuals can openly share their feelings and thoughts with the option of anonymity.
Your safety comes first.
Your safety is our main priority. For this reason, we may need to ask participants for some personal medical information, before we can confirm your place on the workshop. These are standard questions, there to protect your safety and everyone else involved. This information will only be shared on a need to know basis and will be GDPR compliant. We will also be undertaking other necessary safety measures, during and post-retreat.
We would highly recommend individuals with concerns relating to pre-existing mental health conditions, substance misuse and related disorders to seek immediate professional help.
We're proud to partner with Moto, who have kindly sponsored this workshop.
Moto are the UK’s leader in motorway service areas, with 46 locations throughout the country and 4,500 colleagues dedicated to customer satisfaction. Offering comfortable places to rest, refuel and refresh, we are the departure lounge of the motorway. At Moto, we exist to brighten peoples' journeys through life.
"At Moto it’s our mission to brighten up peoples’ journeys through life. We understand that this journey is different for everyone, and the barriers we face are not always the same. That is why we are so passionate about supporting wellbeing initiatives like this one, which leave LGBTQ+ people feeling refreshed and empowered to take on the world."
Saturday 12th June
13:00 - 16:00 UKT (BST/UK)
08:00 - 11:00 EST
· Team introductions.
· Unit 1 - Workshop.
· Conversation with Guest speaker.
· Unit 2 - Workshop.
· Breakout group sessions.
· Unit 3 - Workshop.
· Group share.
Ahead of the session, a recommended reading list, tool-kit and pre-worksheet will be provided.
At the end of the day, participants will be provided some 'homework', to help with process and reflection.