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Writing The Story Of Your Life: Narrative Therapy And Healing

Storytelling seems to be written so deeply into us. We’ve done it for millennia, to capture knowledge and wisdom and heart. Yet stories aren’t only verbal. They’re visceral, too. They’re the lived-out stories of our days.

So what kind of story are you telling with your life?

Where might the story of you be headed right now?
(And is that where you’d like it to go?)

When you pull back from the minutiae...
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Who Are You When You’re Not Looking? How to Discover Your Identity

There’s something eerie about this image. For me, it conveys a sense of being doubly locked-in.

And it reminds me of a quote by Rabindranath Tagore, an Indian Poet:
‘The one whom I enclose with my name
is weeping in that dungeon.’
Is it possible that we sometimes unwittingly lock our identities in like this, into static fixed cells? That we cage ourselves and constrict the possibilities of who we might be...
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