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An inspiring evening that will empower you to help yourself or someone else through the hardest of life's challenges.   We will have the difficult conversations that need to be had and shine the light on issues surrounding mental health, grief, domestic violence and resilience. 


Sharing our stories is a powerful way to help others heal and improve our own lives. Be inspired by the courage and resilience of our 4 speakers and learn new strategies to help you live life to the fullest.

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PRESENTERS

LISA FONG, Move it Mama

Fitness: How this habit can improve your mental health 

Lisa is the Founder of Move it Mama, and the winner of the 2019 Her Own Boss award.  She is the mother of four little boys, and a wife to husband Dan. She is a teacher by trade, but now Move it Mama is her full time business.

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JULIE ZARIFEH, Senior Clinical Psychologist

Resilience: How can we promote it in ourselves and others?

Julie Zarifeh is a clinical psychologist with professional and personal experience of the need for resilience in our lives. She will share her extensive knowledge on the topic, combining academic insights with personal experience of how she coped with losing her husband and son within weeks of each other in 2017.

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ANNIE ANDERSON, Author

Grief: Hope within the hard seasons

Annie is a wife, mother, teacher and author of the soon to be released non-fiction book 'Your Soul is Wintering.' A vulnerable and authentic account of her grief journey written to inspire hope in hard seasons. She encourages us to live an exceptional life not inspite of what we've lost, but because of it.

'TINKER BELL', Aviva

Domestic violence: How did I get here? How do I get out?

'Tinker' (not her real name) will discuss her experience with domestic violence, to provide understanding to those that haven't experienced it and support to those that have. Aviva is available 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. We provide specialist services to support people to live a life free from family and sexual violence, and overcome their enduring harms.

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VENUE

MCFADDENS CENTRE

64 McFaddens Road, St Albans, Christchurch

Free car parking available on site for 100 cars and overflow parks on surrounding streets.

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Supporting sponsors 

Flowers by Lynette
Flowers by Lynette
Inview Photography
Inview Photography
Little Hire Company
Little Hire Company
Moss Spa
Moss Spa
Wynn Williams
Wynn Williams

Silver sponsors: 

Latitude
Latitude
Sign Network
Sign Network
Zigzag Creative
Zigzag Creative

Bronze sponsor: 

Amy Hooper, Harcourts gold
Amy Hooper, Harcourts gold
Resure Insurance
Resure Insurance
Fleur Couture
Fleur Couture
I Do For You - Event Planner
I Do For You - Event Planner
Kineta Booker Celebrant
Kineta Booker Celebrant
Little Paper Store
Little Paper Store

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