Posts Tagged ‘dyslexia’

What I Lost and What I Gained by Revising a Major Story

personal narrative, writing to heal, illness, chronic fatigue syndrome

At some point, many of us have had to change a thread in a story we tell ourselves about ourselves. Sometimes that thread is part of a major story in our life. What’s lost and what’s gained in the process?

Am I Really Selfish? Reversing a Negative Story from Childhood

personal narrative, growing stories

My brother and I recently discussed “messages” given us by others that we carried into adulthood. We realized one specific message: My mother could throw no worse epithet than, “You’re selfish, just like____.”