An interview with storyteller, Laura Simms about the power of stories to remind us of what is good inside us. Laura describes the way that stories take the listener on a unique journey where each character is a part of us, and we live through the story as if our lives depended on it. Laura talks about her work as a narrative therapist in Haiti after the earthquake. She uses stories to remind people of experiences of joy, and also to remember shared stories that nourish their communities and traditions. Finally Laura describes ways to help individuals transform painful memories into stories without agenda.
Hospice Doctor Loring Conant describes his personal and professional experiences broaching the subject of someone’s impending death. He reflects on his own experience with dying family members and the forces that make it hard to bring up the subject.
Executive Director of Boys to Men, an interpersonal violence prevention initiative talk about how to discuss sexuality with your children. She addresses questions about when to start, how much to explain and how to communicate your values.