The Fire: Part 2

Today I'll share the middle section of this writing collection.  #2. 3. 4. 5. and 6.  I picture my writing like an exhibit in an art gallery or museum.   A 3D paper icosahedron presents the stories of many.  The first three stories come from a text message conversation between my mom and I, excerpts …

Narrative Identity: What Stories Do You Share About Yourself?

When someone asks you,  tell me about yourself, what do you usually tell them? Northwestern University psychologist Dan McAdams says that our life story isn’t an exhaustive one of everything that is happened.  We make “narrative choices” and our stories tend to focus on the most extraordinary events, good and bad, because those are the …