Why I am fixated on stories

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Our brains our hardwired to remember things in story format. In fact, if you tell a person a story, he will remember it far longer than a list of facts. Author Cecilia Calderón said, “The stories we tell ourselves can open or close possibilities for us.” …

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What your life story says about you

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Stories may not seem like a basic survival need, but our brains naturally tell stories as a way to give structure and meaning to our lives. And according to research in narrative psychology, an emerging field of study that examines how stories shape our lives and personalities, the stories we tell ourselves play a large role in who we are. “Consciousness begins when brain gains the power, the simple power I might add, of telling a …

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