• What is Story-Well?

    Founded and directed by Alex Simson, Story-Well is a unique well-being and training service. It uses a combination of traditional storytelling, teaching and therapeutic skills to help organisations, services and individuals achieve their objectives in an enjoyable, meaningful and creative way.

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  • Stories with your aims in mind

    Whether you are an individual, business or community service – young, middling or old, Story-Well can offer you a story exploring themes relevant to your situation. Working with groups or individuals we offer bespoke workshops or courses giving you time to explore each story and what it means to you or your organisation.

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  • Something for everyone!

    ● Businesses and services
    ● Health professionals and care homes
    ● Teachers and trainers
    ● Families and community groups
    ● Individuals seeking self development
    ● Therapists requiring CPD experience
    ● Historical and Cultural Venues
    ● Conference Organisers
    ● The Hospitality Industry

  • Stories to engage and inspire

    People of different ages, backgrounds, and cultures can communicate through storytelling.  Stories provide a unique way to explore all kinds of themes and issues including some of life’s more challenging ones.
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Story-Well supports adult and younger learners.  Carefully selected stories go a long way to deepen and consolidate an individual’s learning whether it is in the classroom, workshop, training room or at bedtime.

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Engage with your team. Explore some of the fundamental aspects of business-life in a memorable, creative and enjoyable way. Improve communication using stories to discuss even some of the most challenging issues.

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Well-being is an important part of being healthy. Listening to a story can transform dis-ease at different levels by engaging with the imagination and nuturing self-expression. People are encouraged to relax and enjoy themselves.

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The power of storytelling

Alex Story Well

Alex is one of those rare people who has worked out how to allow their soul to speak through them in unhindered, deep and beautiful ways… I have had the pleasure of experiencing Alex’s stories twice now – in two quite different settings, one in a conference hall, and the other round a fire deep in nature – both times she electrified the space.  I have no hesitation in recommending her and I will certainly be using her soul-skills again and again.’  Giles Hutchins, Chairman of the Future Fit Leadership Academy, and author of Future Fit and other books.

Alex has been researching, telling and working with stories from all over the world for two decades across community, health, business and education sectors.

An appropriate and well told story can make an occasion:

  • Relaxing and enjoyable
  • Memorable
  • Thought provoking and meaningful

Young, middling or old, stories are for everyone – bringing wisdom, healing and wonder into our lives.


Why Stories

“The purpose of the storyteller is not tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.”     (Brandon Sanderson)

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“Energetic, lively, fun. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed
being tempted out of my comfort zone!”

Well-being workshop, Minehead - Sept 2011