Rewriting Your Story…What Does That Even Mean?

You may have heard people talk about “rewriting your story,” but what does that really mean? What story are we talking about? Can I just think myself into a new story and a new life?

Why stories matter

Humans are story-tellers. We’ve been that way since our very first ancestor recounted a hunt or explained why there are stars in the sky.  Stories are how we make sense of our world.  They shape our beliefs about ourselves, those around us, and the cosmos.  It’s truly amazing how mere words can influence our lives. However, words in and of themselves, don’t have much power.  The real power of a story comes from the telling of it.  The more a story is told, the more power it has.  And the more we hear a story, the more it makes sense to us and influences our thoughts and actions. Read More