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The Story Party

The Story Party is a new bi-monthly gathering of inspiring storytellers and storylovers, who meet in an airy upstairs room at The Rose pub in Vauxhall with a blazing fire, a view of the Thames and good food and drink. Continue Reading »

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A Rebel Heart Making a Difference for Students dealing with Mental Health Issues

You have a big dream about making a difference in your community. But you may be uncertain. Where do you start? You may be filled with doubt. Who are you to try and make a difference? Here is a story Continue Reading »

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Rebel Heart: What Public Speaking Can Teach Us About Life [TEDx]

What can public speaking teach us about how to show up in our lives? I reflect on what the process of honing a TEDx talk has taught me about the skills for living a rich and fulfilling life.

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A Game of Empathy

In our busy, hectic lives, we can become hardened to others. We may see other commuters as irritations who are in our way, or view the homeless as less than human. This gentle story shares a light-hearted game that can Continue Reading »

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Malaysia at 50 – Grandpa’s Legacy

This year is the 50th anniversary of the birth of the nation of Malaysia. It is not often that nations are born – nor very common for a family to have a personal connection to such a momentous occasion. Continue Reading »

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How to Live a Good Life

What stories will people tell about you when you are gone? Will they be heart-warming stories or stories you would rather not hear? Thinking about how you want to be remembered can inspire you to create a good life for Continue Reading »

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Stories can Change your Life

Stories can change our lives – and change history. People tell us stories about countries they’ve been to, full of riches and promise. They tell us about how they have changed their lives in some way and how much happier Continue Reading »

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The Power of Stories

Welcome to StoryGuru! Here’s what this site is all about:

Stories shape who we are and how we view the world. The stories we tell about our lives and about others can empower us – or limit us. If we 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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