What makes a good story? What is our own story? What nourishes us as we navigate the ups and downs of life? How do we shape a story that encourages gratitude rather than rage, spite or self-pity?
Here are some elements that build our story. None of them are sufficient on their own.
How many of these elements exist in your story?
The message that life is a gift. We need stories that encourage our sense of wonder at life’s blessings and nourish our sense of gratitude.