Storytelling – How Is This Helping Growth?
Storytelling, I know what you’re thinking and I don’t mean writing an autobiography on your whole life, I mean storytelling through your voice. In short, storytelling is the process of you describing aspects of your life story to someone else. There are many reasons why storytelling will help you grow which we will discuss now!
But Why Do I Need To Tell You My Story?
I can hear you doubting this topic, asking yourself why you should ever relive these moments in your life and share them with a complete stranger. Well, trust me on this one, stick around and by the end of this article you should understand why this is so important!
Storytelling can be a daunting process, with the fact of reliving moments in your life that you may never want to think about again. But, this is an extremely important process in allowing yourself to grow. Opening up about these difficult times to someone you’re close to, or your life coach will give them an understanding of why you are the way you are.
With storytelling it allows you to open up. Meaning you may talk about aspects of your life you may have forgotten about and placed at the back of your mind. Reliving these moments of your life will help you to grow by allowing you to understand more deeply why these events occurred. If something was to happen in your childhood, reliving the story in adult life will help you to develop a deeper understanding of the matter.
Do You Want To Tell Your Story?
Now you know how storytelling can help you to grow, do you feel as if you can tell your story? There are many ways you can tell your story, not all of them need to be a daunting process.
If you are not the most confident speaker, consider opening up and telling your story through words. Writing letters, articles, or in a journal will help you to get your story out there. You can pass these over to whoever you feel will help you to grow.
The best way to tell your story is by speaking it as it lets your emotions flow freely. Helping you to understand why you may be feeling the ways you do. Helping you to grow more freely and openly each time you tell your story, learning new facts about yourself.
One of the most amazing aspects of life coaching sessions is what it can lead to. The growth you can see in people who tell their stories is astonishing. With some going on to write autobiographies to help others to open up and grow.
So, have you changed your mind? Will you start openly telling your story to others? Our growth is the most important, storytelling to anyone you feel comfortable talking to is one of the easiest ways to do this. If you take one thing from this article it should be that reliving old events isn’t always bad, it can help you to grow! Having a life coaching sessions will help you to achieve your life dreams.