Our daily lives are filled with stories. They influence nearly every action and decision we make. Sometimes we’re not even aware of the stories we are telling.
There is so much power in getting clarity on what we’re telling ourselves and separating fact from fiction.
As Brene Brown wrote in her best-selling book, “Rising Strong” (A must-read)
“You either walk into your story and own your truth, or you live outside of your story, hustling for your worthiness.”
The theme of this month’s newsletter is learning to be more conscious of the stories we’re telling ourselves and the ramifications they can have – both good and bad.
- A good reminder that the more labels you create for yourself, the dumber they make you.
- Have you ever written something that terrifies you? I know I have. It probably means that you are leaning into your story and telling the truth.
- Would you rather be persistent or consistent?
- I’ve lost count of the number of friends who raved up about how impactful the book – “Man’s Seach for Meaning – has been for them. And when so many people recommend a book, I predictably think it is over-hyped and delay reading it for years. I finally read this book and I can honestly say it lives up to the hype. Warning – it is powerful and deeply uncomfortable at times to read.
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