Sometimes, our pain roots in the stories we tell ourselves.
"By sharing their stories with the audience, storytellers aren't just creating meaning for themselves - they're helping others to do so, too. "And that's why storytelling is so important," continued Crabb. "I think some people think it's all about talking about you, you, you. But what it really is is reaching out into the void and connecting with people and letting them know they're not alone.""- Emily Esfahani Smith on Storytelling, The Power of Meaning
“Mum was very sad when Grandpa died. But she was also very happy to have me.” – Aaron, 4 years old.
“I became a pilot, I lost my job and I never landed. Looking things from above make you stranded somehow. You see dazzling dotted towns where people live; you know or fancy what they do […]
It was cold that day. I could stop by a café and sip something hot but I decided to head to my doctor’s office instead. When I walked in, I saw a very familiar face. The […]
- Andrew Solomon
"Stories are the foundation of identity. We forge meaning and build identity."
"Don't be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth."
I needed to make a pause, and thank all of you. I started this blog in June 2013, expecting nothing but getting better organised in my notes. Much to my surprise, I was soon surrounded by […]
When people ask me if I could use my photography skills to shoot their wedding, I usually say no, because most of the time, that special day for them, is a looooong agony for me. […]
“If we begin with a construct that we are a collection of stories. We are the stories that we tell, the stories that we believe and equally, the stories we choose to ignore.”- Dr Seema Anand You might also like to watch this inspirational talk by Dr Seema Anand.