The Story Box

The Story Box

Stories are incredibly powerful. They can change lives by inspiring, motivating, influencing, challenging, and even educating. The Story Box is a platform for people from all walks of life and experiences to share their stories with the world. The Story Box also exists to help people realise their worth and reach their full potential through stories. So if you are a lover of stories. Then tune in every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for a brand new episode featuring a special guest or guests that you don't want to miss! Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/thestorybox. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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June 23, 2022 48 min

Born in Alliance, Ohio, which was the first of many homes for Yuri; he's lived in Virginia, Tennessee, West Africa, Japan, New York and resides in Los Angeles. Yuri discovered his talent and passion for acting near the end of high school and since then has made a reputation of being a committed and creative artist on both stage and screen internationally. He made his debut in writing, producing and starring in the independent s...

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As Head of Innovation and Creativity at Disney, Duncan and his team helped Imagineering, Lucasfilm, Marvel, Pixar, and Disney Parks to innovate, creating magical new storylines and experiences.


He now brings his extensive Disney expertise to audiences around the world using a unique approach to Design Thinking, helping people capture unlikely connections, leading to fresh thinking and disruptive ideas.


Delivering a series of keynotes...

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Olivia is Australia’s leading Sleep Expert, speaker, author, coach, and advisor. After 9 years of study, her qualifications include a Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology), Certificate of Sleep Psychology, Diploma of Health Science (Nutritional Medicine), and a Certificate 3+4 in Fitness. Olivia's expertise has been solicited for global brands such as Google, Ikea, Sealy Posturepedic, and Fitbit, who has shared her scienc...

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Russell Kennedy, MD is a physician, neuroscientist, certified yoga and meditation teacher, and a professional stand-up comedian. For over a decade he was a doctor by day, comic by night and that's no joke! He specializes in non-traditional treatments for anxiety disorders and he himself is a chronic worrier in recovery. He is married to Somatic Trauma Therapist Cynthia Solylo-Kennedy and is father to two step-sons, one daughter...

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Robin Hanson is an associate professor of economics at George Mason University and a research associate at the Future of Humanity Institute of Oxford University. He has a doctorate in social science, master's degrees in physics and philosophy, and nine years of experience as a research programmer in artificial intelligence and Bayesian statistics. With over 3100 citations and sixty academic publications, he's recognized not...

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Michelin-starred chef David Bouley described Dr. Uma Naidoo as the world’s first “triple threat” in the food and medicine space: a Harvard trained psychiatrist, Professional Chef graduating with her culinary schools’ most coveted award, and a trained Nutrition Specialist. Her nexus of interests have found their niche in Nutritional Psychiatry.


Dr. Naidoo founded and directs the first hospital-based Nutritional Psychiatry Service in ...

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What if the most serious personal and global challenges won’t be solved with more thinking or talking?


Justin Zorn and Leigh Marz take us on an unlikely journey—from the West Wing of the White House to San Quentin’s death row; from Ivy League brain research laboratories to underground psychedelic circles; from the temperate rainforests of Olympic National Park to the main stage at a heavy metal festival—to explore the meaning and im...

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Whitney Goodman is the radically honest psychotherapist behind the hugely popular Instagram account @sitwithwhit, the author of Toxic Positivity, and the owner of The Collaborative Counseling Center, a private therapy practice in Miami, FL. She helps people who want to improve their relationships and emotional awareness.


Whitney earned her undergraduate degree at Tulane University and a graduate degree in Counseling Psychology f...

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Dr Gemma Newman has worked in medicine for 18 years and is the Senior Partner at a family medical practice where she has worked for 14 years. She studied at the University of Wales College of Medicine and has worked in many specialities as a doctor including elderly care, endocrinology, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, general surgery, urology, vascular surgery, rehabilitation medicine and General Practice. She ...

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Julian Marley is a British Jamaican reggae musician, songwriter, producer and humanitarian. He is the son of reggae music icon Bob Marley, and Lucy Pounder. He follows in his father's footsteps and is a devout Rastafarian who uses his music to inspire his life and spirituality.


Two-time Grammy Nominated artist Julian Marley announces his upcoming EP, 1692 via Monom Records and shares the first single, his take of the classic 19...

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Dr. Thema Bryant is the incoming president-elect of the American Psychological Association, the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology with more than 120,000 members (apa.org).


Dr. Thema Bryant completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Duke University and her post-doctoral training at Harvard Medical Center’s Victims of Violence Program. Upon graduating, she became the Coordinator of the Pri...

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Maggie Doyne is cofounder of the BlinkNow Foundation and Kopila Valley Children’s Home and School in Surkhet, Nepal. At age nineteen, she used her babysitting money and worked with the local community to build a home for orphaned children in war-torn Nepal. In 2010, she and her team opened a school for five hundred of the region’s most impoverished children. Throughout the past decade, BlinkNow and Kopila have worked to deepen and ...

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Toni Jordan has worked as a molecular biologist, quality control chemist, TAB operator and door-to-door aluminium siding salesperson, and is the author of five novels. Her debut, the international best-seller Addition was longlisted for the Miles Franklin award and won the Indie Award for best first book. Nine Days was awarded Best Fiction at the 2012 Indie Awards and was named in Kirkus Review’s top 10 Historical Novels of 2013. O...

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Depression and anxiety disorders are rising, affecting more than fifty-eight million people in the United States alone. Many rely on therapy and medications to alleviate symptoms, but often this is not enough. The latest scientific advances in neuroscience and nutrition, along with our understanding of the mind-gut connection, have proven that how and what we eat greatly affects how we feel—physically, cognitively, and emotionally.


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The average human lifespan is absurdly, insultingly brief. Assuming you live to be eighty, you have just over four thousand weeks.


Nobody needs telling there isn’t enough time. We’re obsessed with our lengthening to-do lists, our overfilled inboxes, work-life balance, and the ceaseless battle against distraction; and we’re deluged with advice on becoming more productive and efficient, and “life hacks” to optimize our days. But such ...

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Beulah Koale is a New Zealand actor best known for portraying Officer Junior Reigns in CBS reboot series Hawaii Five-0.


Koale made his Hollywood film debut as a lead in Universal/DreamWorks’ THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, which opened wide in October 2017. Directed by Jason Hal (American Sniper), Koale starred opposite Miles Teller in the war drama about a group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggling to integrate back into fam...

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Dr. Jennifer J. Heisz is an expert in brain health. She is Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at McMaster University (ranked Top 25 in the world) and directs the NeuroFit Lab, which has attracted over $1 million to support her research program on the effects of exercise for brain health. Dr. Heisz received her Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience (McMaster) and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Brain Health and Ag...

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Tara Jaye Frank is an equity strategist who has advised and educated thousands of Fortune 500 executives across multiple industries and large member organizations. Her work, fueled by a deep belief in the creative power and potential of everyone, focuses on building bridges between people, ideas, and opportunity.

Before founding her culture and leadership consultancy, Frank spent twenty-one years at Hallmark Cards, where she served ...

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Stephen Miller is a creator and entrepreneur who has grown his platform to nearly one million followers in just two years through his show The Miller Fam, a channel that displays the beauty of diversity and adoption featuring his large, diverse, adoptive family of nine. With over fifteen years of ministry in some of the nation’s largest churches, Stephen has recorded six studio albums and is the author of Liberating King and Worshi...

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Mallory Ervin is known for exuding energy, joy, and laughter. But despite her public accomplishments, Mallory is no stranger to battling unhealthy attachments to performance and success. Now, in her unforgettable debut book, Mallory invites readers to see how her surprising journey—from achievement and accolades to devastating, never-before-shared lows—guided her and led her to a deeply fulfilling life.


In Living Fully, Mallory shar...

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