“Stories are not about content, they are about intent, and they are about meaning.”
Older people have a lot of stories to share. But listening to them, especially after being repreated to us at least a dozen times, might not be very interesting, if not to say annoying. When changing our view about what is happening during these ‘story telling sessions’ however, we might end up feeling guilty for not listening better.
Journaling is probably one of the earliest selfhelp tools in the history of mankind. You will find people talking about its virtues in any era, region, and culture. It is astonishing however why, despite being ancient and powerful, not enough people make it a regular habit, including me. Continue reading