Reframing – empowering ourselves by telling a different story

“We can re-dream this world and make the dream come real. Human beings are gods hidden from themselves. ”

Ben Okri, The Famished Road

 

Changing the story we tell ourselves can help empower us and improve our mental health. In the field of psychology and counseling this is called ‘reframing’.

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In this video Ben Okri, award winning novelist, eloquently explains the power of stories to transform our lives.

“..people are as healthy and as confident as the stories they tell themselves.” (6.48)

“..what a story does is it helps you to see and the minute you can see you can do.” (15.43)