But sometimes our inner voice doesn’t get it completely right.Some researchers believe that by writing and then editing our own stories, we can change our perceptions of ourselves and identify obstacles that stand in the way of better health.
Does it surprise you to realize this essay was written in 2010?
It always ends up drivel.”• Meaning (or humor, or interestingness) is in specific details, not in broad statements.• Write a piece in which something actually happens, even if it’s something small.• Don’t try to fit your whole life into one “Lives.”• Don’t try to tell the whole story.• Do not end with the phrase “I realized that …
”• Tell a small story — an evocative, particular moment.• Better to start from something very simple that you think is interesting (an incident, a person) and expand upon it, rather than starting from a large idea that you then have to fit into an short essay.
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