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A guide for individuals to use their personal writing to promote healing, learning, growth, and positive change,The Story You Need to Tell is the product of Sandra Marinella’s pioneering work with veterans and cancer patients, her years of teaching writing, and her research into its profound healing properties.
Sandra Marinella’s The Story You Need to Tell is a collection of illuminating stories that show us the power of writing to transform our lives.
Sandra Marinella has written a wonderful guide for all those struggling to make sense of the story of their lives! It can serve as the perfect prescription for real healing.
The Story You Need to Tell is a beautifully written book with stories that inspire the readers to make their way through trauma, illness, loss, and hardship.
Sandra Marinella brings keen research skills, a brilliant storytelling voice and a distinguished teaching career to this cohesive guide for writing the unspeakable.
Change your story and you can change your life. Our brains think in story. Our lives hang on our stories. In the midst of an illness, a trauma, or a loss, our stories can help sustain and heal us. Our workshops explore the power of our stories.
Finding or learning to have both meaningful friendships and loving relationships can be both exhilarating and impossible. Make a simple list of times when you found or struggled to find love or deep friendship with someone else. Avoid writing about a broken relationship that still causes you intense pain.
Choose one item from your list and freewrite, create a poem, or write a dialogue to share this experience. Try to choose a memory that can take a positive twist or holds an insight for you or others. What do you remember? What happened? What did you feel? Looking back, what did you learn or how did this time change you? What do you know now that you did not know then?
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