Captain Your Story: Reflect, recount, record, and reframe the stories

My Story Matters offers community classes for adults from all walks of life, circumstances, races, and identities that “YOU are the hero in YOUR journey of life.” Through a step-by-step process, each person can gain the tools and resources necessary to help captain their own story and rise to the challenge of creating a future they can be excited about.



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Our 12-Step evidence-based curriculum is designed to teach core values and life skills that are engaged in:

  • Building Confidence
  • Fostering Empowerment
  • Inspiring Hope
  • Discovering Resiliency
  • Strengthening Relationships
  • And more
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For the last 12 years we have empowered individuals in various organizations to take the lead in their story.

We have worked with:

  • Individuals
  • Schools
  • Homeless Shelters
  • Refugee Communities
  • Criminal Justice Programs
  • Community Outreach Organizations
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Everything is technology-supported with all the resources you need to succeed no matter your learning environment!

  • Flexible learning environment
  • In-person learning with instruction
  • Self-guided workbook
  • Working with a mentor in guided learning format
  • Future app development to increase content and support
  • Guided mentor learning format
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This community class for adults or any individual is taught in a way for anyone to learn the skills necessary to caption their story.

  • Works with all demographics, all age groups, and all learning abilities
  • Parents and children can all be working on this material at their learning level
  • Book provides a reminder of the journey, their goals and dreams, while also providing a roadmap for the pattern to follow for the future


We hold a B.E.A.C.O.N. for individuals to captain their story by challenging them to take ownership of their past and coaching them to create a future they are excited about.

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The Harbor of Vision

I claim and create my future

The Contract

The Harbor of Choice & Commitment

Choose to commit to
captain your story.

The Telescope

The Harbor of Focus

I am in control of creating my story.

Ship Lingo

The Harbor of Language

I am an effective communicator.

The Bow

The Harbor of Surrender

I surrender to the process of
becoming my best self.

The Hourglass

The Harbor of Community

I create communities that
support my vision.

The Lighthouse Keeper

The Harbor of Help

I ask for the help I need from the right communities.

The Compass

The Harbor of Identity

I create the vision for
the rest of my life.

The Anchor

The Harbor of Response

I choose to remain in control
of my response.

The Training Manual

The Harbor of Learning

I choose to learn from all my experiences
and choose growth moving forward.

The Keel

The Harbor of Balanced Goals

I choose to set goals that keep me
balanced and aligned to my vision.

The Map

The Harbor of Story

I choose to share my champion story and
learn from the stories of others.

Practices and Strategies

The Hero's Journey - Joseph Campbell

Change Your Story - Stephanie Tolen

The Growth Mindset - Carol Dweck

Kindness Research - Nel Noddings

Drama Triangle - Stephen Karpman

The Brain Model - Dan Siegel

Maslow's Hierarch - Abraham Maslow

Learning DIP (or PIT) - James Nottingham

Circle of Control - Steven Covey


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“When I started the class I couldn’t even get dressed or accomplish the simplest of tasks. Now with these tools I’m working two jobs, thriving in my relationships and so much more. It has been absolutely TRANSFORMATIONAL!”

- Anna, 25


Click a link below to sign up for one of our community classes.