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Turning Personal Obsessions into Art

Many artists and other creatives create art out of their personal obsessions and passions. They are drawn to question, explore, investigate themes from their own lives through music, words or art. In the process, they may or may not find Continue Reading »

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Rebel Heart: Guest Blogging Roundup

In a series of guest blogging essays, I share the story of the kiss that changed my life from different perspectives. These writings discuss in more depth the issues raised by my TEDx talk “Rebel Heart” which I will be Continue Reading »

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Rebel Heart: Ambition and The Art of Living an Authentic Life

Many of us would like to live a more authentic life. But what are the elements that make up authentic happiness? I’ve been reflecting on this while preparing for my TEDx talk “Rebel Heart” which shares my personal journey Continue Reading »

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The Authenticity of Twelve: The Joy of Curiosity

Photographer Rita Abreu contributes this piece to The Authenticity of Twelve series here on StoryGury.co.uk, reflecting on her childhood in Portugal and how curiosity has influenced the choices she has made growing up. Coincidentally, this essay also brings out the Continue Reading »

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Creative Writing – Call for Submissions: The Authenticity of Twelve

StoryGuru.co.uk is looking for original writing. If you would like to write a personal story for publication here on this site, please read on!

Who were you when you were twelve? What did you love doing at that age?

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The Authenticity of Twelve: An Adventurous Spirit

Being twelve is a time when we can be our most authentic selves, says writer and journalist Anna Sayburn, and staying connected to our true selves can make for a happy life. Can we re-connect with our authenticity and Continue Reading »

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Do you believe in ghosts? – or, Reframing the Myth of Success

Success means a big job, big house, big title – or does it? Chasing the conventional myth of success can make us ill – and even kill us. What if we could redefine success in a way that is more Continue Reading »

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About Yang-May Ooi

Yang-May Ooi is a creative artist whose work explores the transformational power of personal narrative. She has been an award-winning TEDx speaker, bestselling author and acclaimed story performer. Her sell out solo story performance, Bound Feet Blues, was showcased in London's West End in Oct 2014. to 4+ Star reviews. The show returns to the Tristan Bates Theatre for a 3 week run in Nov 2015 - see www.BoundFeetBlues.co.uk

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