Creator, Author, Speaker - Connie Jakab

"Because your story isn't written in stone."

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Jesus: White Man’s Religion?

In the light of Easter, I ponder: is Jesus white-man’s religion? The multi cultural artists I work closely with are rising up with questions concerning colonialism and desiring the true freedom of those who feel they were force-fed white man’s culture, which included...

How Movement Can Rewrite The Stories of Anxiety

“Rates of depression and anxiety among teens have increased by 70 per cent in the past 25 years.” - Geradine Bedell Of the twenty years I’ve worked my resilience movement program in schools, I have noticed a dramatic increase in anxiety in the past ten years,...

Rewriting the story of bullying

If pink shirts were enough to stop bullying, it would have already happened. It’s time to get underneath to the actual root issues and rewrite the story. But what IS underneath? If we can address those issues in our schools we have a hope to seeing bullying a thing of...

The secret to belonging I discovered

I’ve been petrified of not belonging. I will avoid feeling on the outside at all costs, and yet there I often find myself - outside. Close but not close enough.  Good but not good enough.  Wanting to be seen for who I am but masquerading as whatever people want me in...