In addition to coaching storytelling for business professionals to shine, Melissa Reaves appears regularly at storytelling venues, sharing personal stories that match a theme thrown to the storytellers. Take a peek at her work.
The following story was recorded at Bloedel Hall St. Marks, Seattle, WA on June 21st, 2019. Melissa Reaves finds herself working out at a hotel gym when President Obama walks in. Although a little starstruck, she couldn't let the moment pass by without aiming for a heart to heart with POTUS 44.
Seattle's Covid Storytelling: Quarantine Connection, hosted by Ted Talk's Bill Bernat. This is Melissa's funny & reflective journey down the aisles of Costco during quarantine. Enjoy "Keeping the Covid Cooties from Costco."
Thirty years ago, I was pretty naive and broken hearted---so what do I do? I seek out the guidance of a psychic. One of more embarrassing moments, but hey---it's a funny way to learn some life lessons!
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is not a laughing matter and affects millions of people. Melissa is passionate about building awareness to change the stigma. It takes a lot of dedicated work for the patient and their family, and there is hope!
Highlighted as one of the Top 10 Stories of Ignite Seattle's 2019 season. Full Transcript
At 59 years old, Greg Kiper had been literally kicked to the curb by his third wife---the love of his life. But this time, he would fight for her. His journey into rehab to battle the addiction demon that had plagued his life for over 40 years, was now going to take a serious turn back to peace and love. Watch his powerful performance that is now used in his own Addiction Recovery Workshops and counseling he now conducts as a licensed therapist. www.kipercounseling.com