Posts Tagged ‘neuropsychologist’

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____.”

How Do Thoughts Become Story?

medical ilness, mental illness, healing by writing

How do thoughts convert themselves into the stories we tell ourselves or others? Our brains compare new thoughts with those in memory and make meaning of the combination.