Why Telling Your Stories Builds Resilience

Who knew that story telling is good for building resilience? Great way to improve your mental health:

Everyone can get better at creating and sustaining resilience. Almost all of us will experience some kind of adversity‚ÄĒmost of us will go through some pretty tough times at some point in our lives. Humans have a remarkable capacity to bounce back after problems. Even more impressively, we all have the potential to get even better at resilience.

There is a lot of good advice out there about increasing resilience. Here, I want to focus on the remarkable benefits of sharing your story. Emotional, autobiographical storytelling can be a path to truly owning your story. Further, by “giving it away,” you can use your own journey as a means to help others on theirs.

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