Beautiful, Courageous You


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Noosa – here we come!

Beautiful, Courageous You Noosa Event: ONLY 50 Tickets available for this One-Day Event held Saturday October 1st at RACV Noosa  Pre-purchase tickets essential – no tickets available on the day of event.

Purchase EARLY Bird TICKETS HERE $95p/p includes Nourishing lunch, + morning & afternoon tea + all supplies & materials required for ALL workshops.

NOTE: individual workshops are usually approx. $120p/p. This is an opportunity not to be missed!


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Bust out of Darkness

13626468_908959552583712_7286431137050508285_nFeeling grateful for the journey when reviews like this are received;

“As a counsellor working with many who come in for help with depression, I have just found a valuable resource to assist them bust out of the darkness that overwhelms them – “Beautiful Courageous You”. Many clients struggle with the ‘how to’ of breaking out from depression. This book gives insight into how to take those first small steps out of despair and turn towards hope. A brilliant easy to read text with hope language filling every page!” – Michelle


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A Journey of Healing in an Etsy Store!

Beautiful, Courageous You Collective is finally up and running on Etsy!

What is it? A collective of handcrafted perfume oils, candles and scarfs… all created with healing in mind. Every product has been prayed upon, blessed and loaded with love and faith to usher in healing for the recipient!

Throughout my book Beautiful, Courageous You – a journey on healing from depression, I write about the benefits of aromatherapy plus a plethora of other very practical steps you can take towards your healing. It is from this standpoint that I have, by popular request, created an essential oil perfume using a blend of the oils that I personally used to assist in recovery from anxiety & depression. You can read more here on aromatherapy for a happy mind. Meanwhile pop in to the Etsy store x


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Healing from Depression – Book Released!

Westbow Press have released Beautiful, Courageous You a journey of healing Spirit, Soul and Body from depression.  United States residents and European Countries can order direct from the publisher here . Also read an excerpt from the book on this link. All other orders can be placed through the Shop link.

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Having overcome life-threatening hopelessness, Lauralee is well qualified to share insights into healing from depression. In Beautiful, Courageous You, Lauralee’s words will concur with many sufferers of depression. As she describes, ‘depression is more than just a low mood, from time to time we all feel sad, moody or just flat. In depression these feelings are experienced more intensely, more frequently and most often without reason.’

Here’s what the experts are saying:

You will go on an amazing journey with Lauralee as she shares her testimony. You will cry and rejoice with her and you will find ‘golden keys’ to help you in your own journey. The book outline in easy simple truths on ways to live a life of freedom encompassing all aspects of our body, spirit and soul. – Lyn Baird (Master in Counseling & Clinical Director of Life Bridge Counseling & Psychology)

Beautiful, Courageous YOU is a true account of one woman’s experience of heartbreaking despair, grief and deep depression. This beautiful book will appeal to women who are suffering from depression or anxiety, and would like practical strategies to overcome adversity. Lauralee shares her knowledge and personal experience on nutrition, exercise, natural remedies, medicine, self-care, support, and the Word of God. The content is gentle, non-judgmental and written with love.   – Lisa Lindley, Psychologist

Through a personal journey of depression comes Lauralee’s own courageous story of healing for the spirit, soul and body. Straight from the heart of the Father, Beautiful, Courageous You has a mandate to tell every woman who they are, that God is captivated by their beauty and through Him they have courage to face whatever crosses their life’s journey. – Janelle Knox, Mici Magazine


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Bundaberg Event includes a Workshop with Froyle

Tickets on sale June 22nd! Limited to availability of 50.

A one-day, non-profit event  Saturday August 13th, event equipping women and girls to live a life of complete wellbeing; Body, Soul and Spirit. Be inspired by BCY guest speakers, then enjoy a full afternoon of fun, thought provoking sessions that facilitate the unveiling of your identity through creative expression in art and floral workshops. Be inspired, Be empowered, Be ‘Beautiful Courageous You’


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Beautiful, Courageous You Collective presents a non-profit event equipping women and girls in Bundaberg!

NOTE: Tickets on sale June 22nd – put it in your diary to come back then x

Beautiful, Courageous You Collective presents a non-profit event equipping women and girls Saturday August 13th, to live a life of complete wellbeing; Body, Soul and Spirit. Sponsored by beautiful Riverside Retreat enjoy the surrounds and be inspired by the author of “Beautiful, Courageous You” – Lauralee Berrill plus other guest speakers, then enjoy a full afternoon of fun, thought provoking sessions that facilitate the unveiling of your identity through creative expression in art and floral workshops. Be inspired, Be empowered, Be ‘Beautiful Courageous You’

In this busy world we live in it’s important for us, as women, to know how to incorporate physical, mental, spiritual and, emotional wellness into our every day lives. This enables us to live a life full of hope and be empowered and encouraged to pursue our passions and dreams.

Snapshot of the day:

There will be several sessions and fun workshops throughout the day where professional female artists, nutritionists and specialised consultants will speak and share practical tools that you can use to live a full, happy & healthy life.

A nourishing lunch is provided + Morning and Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Workshops Overview:

1) Healing for the Spirit through ‘Colours of Hope

You will explore your creative self through various mixed media techniques, using art and creative expression to help you realise your full potential. No experience is necessary. You will be guided by Froyle as you create a beautiful artwork to take home. Froyle will make and supply hand picked beautiful mixed media and collage papers for you to use. (All art materials are provided in the ticket price). This hands workshop will be co-ordinated by NZ born artist Froyle Neideck -froyleart.com

 2) Healing the Soul by ‘Twig and Grace

Flowers, like a beautiful garden bring joy and healing. Just like artwork or paint  … Natures own use of colour, fragrance and texture are here to delight the soul.

This workshop run by Dezley Hughes from Twig and Grace, will inspire you to see the beauty in the everyday. Using what is in nature combined with floral to create a heart felt gift for yourself or others. There are wonderful ways to become aware of what is in our local environment and how to use it to bring life to our floral arrangements, to enhance our or another’s surroundings. Dezley will encourage you to stop, see the beauty and have some fun, learning a few easy skills to enjoy floral arranging. Dezley Hughes is the founder and creative director of Twig and Grace

 3) Healing the Body with Health & Wellness

Hosted by Lauralee Berrill – Ba Exercise Science, Treena Salthouse – Health & Wellness Coach and Cara Morgan – mind/body facilitator. The Healing the body session will be run in a panel discussion with each facilitator sharing her expertise and knowledge in the area of health and wellness. Topics discussed are: depression and anxiety in a clinical sense, eating for a healthy mind, exercise and the mind… plus much more.

 Social Responsibility

Helping others – the purchase of your ticket will also be helping reach those in less fortunate situations.

 Proceeds from this event will go to support the ongoing of BCY events also to sponsor:

* Scarfs on assignment – beautiful, soft, richly coloured scarfs, created from original paintings, saturated with love and prayer which are sent free to to inspire hope and healing to those who are suffering from any type of illness or just need to know they are loved and matter. This is a revolution to inspire hope through colour and beauty in the face of global despair – making a difference in the world one person at a time. coloursofhope.com.au

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We look forward to meeting you all

Lauralee and the BCY Team