- Final Thoughts
- Trust Yourself
- The Role of Imagination
- Story vs. Drama
- Use Your Body
- Stories Tell Us About Ourselves
- Four Questions
- Reclaiming Your Own Definitions
- I encourage you to check out my book, Some People You Will Always Love: Finding the Stories that Satisfy Your Soul.
The stories in Some People You Will Always Love are simple, true stories of the day-to-day that will return you to the enchantment of your own life and your own stories. This book makes celebrating your life through story an accessible, exciting process. The simple but powerful exercises at the end of each chapter will help you to find the stories that satisfy your soul. You will put the book down knowing that you, too, are a storyteller.
- It is the loveliest, most fascinating and fun adventure to have a coach guide you as you discover your new story. My offer to you as a reader of this special report is a free ... ...
You are a storyteller. Your stories are powerful. Your stories will come. Take to heart the words of Barry Lopez in his book, Crow and Weasel:
“The stories people tell have a way of taking care of them. If stories come to you, care for them. And learn to give them away where they are needed. Sometimes a person needs a story more than they need food to stay alive.”5
Trust yourself, your seeing, your knowing. Gather in groups to tell stories about your journey. Body stories. Time (or lack of it) stories. Mother stories. Heart stories. Health stories. Menopause stories. Love stories. Each voice is unique, yet each echoes the other until we stand together with shared ...
Your stories don’t have to be literal. You may depart from verbatim fact to access the truth of being. In other words, use the truth of your experience, of how you look at the world so that you tap the universal message about what it is to be human within the story. Recreate the scene, even if you don’t remember the exact details. The story will take off on its own. The characters will do what they want to do. Go with that.
For example, you remember a blue cup in the china cabinet that stood in the corner of your grandmother’s dining room. You can take the cup and create a story around it. Who drank from it most often? Tell about that person. Maybe there is a story in how the ...