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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.
Imagine a younger you at age five, ten, fifteen, or twenty. Write a note to your younger self. Explain something that you have learned that you wish you had known at this age. Share how you learned this piece of wisdom. Include your thoughts and feelings.
When you finish, write back as the youth you were. Talk about what you knew even at the age you have chosen. Discuss what you hoped for and how you dreamed of approaching this world.
When the time is right, reflect on these writings. Then write a note to your future self, explaining what you hope for your future and what wisdom you hope to carry forward and grow. Explore this upcoming journey.
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