Cultivating Resilience Through Story

Jamie T. Aten | Psychology Today

I was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer at the age of 35—and am now three years in remission.

Not long ago, I went back and read the journal that I kept throughout my cancer experience. I had an a-ha moment as I read the words I had penned.

I realized I was holding an important tool for cultivating resilience right there in my hands: I’m not just talking about my journal—but rather my story.

Here are three ways you can unlock the power of story to help you navigate life’s disasters.

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