110 Creative Challenge – Cheating

  I met you with my heart in a million pieces, vulnerable and scared.  The spark in your eyes shone for only me, your words, softly telling me it would all be fine.  You told me that you cared!  You told me you would guard my heart and protect me!  I chose to believe you.  What … Continue reading 110 Creative Challenge – Cheating

What story are you telling yourself?

Our memories of situations differ based on past experiences. What stories do you tell yourself about your life. Take a step back and reconsider

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Self Portrait Hippie Peace Freaks
From Hippie Peace Freaks

“We tell ourselves stories every day. This is a story. A story of how we take the events of our lives and turn them into memories. And of how we can remake those memories by telling new stories to change our lives.

Every story is built on themes and although there can be an infinite number of stories there are a limited number of themes. The stories we tell ourselves about who we are and what our lives are about are just so. We can be the hero, antagonist or victim. Our lives can be heroic or tragic, fulfilling or empty, happy or sad. It all depends on the story we write and the stage on which we perform.

Just as a stage contains props to support a play, so do we select from life’s myriad events the bits and pieces of evidence we use to…

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