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Storytelling Resources

Storytelling Resources

Storytelling Resources

Stories "build relationships and make people care" [1]. We are connected to the people we create and share stories with. Use these storytelling resources to learn how to craft and share stories.

Why TELL YOUR Story?

Knowing your story gives you clarity. Telling your story helps you connect with people.

Read this article "The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains" on the website Lifehacker. Understanding story fundamentals is important because "A story, if broken down into the simplest form, is a connection of cause and effect. And that is exactly how we think. We think in narratives all day long, no matter if it is about buying groceries, whether we think about work or our spouse at home."

Interested in the Nueroscience? Read "Why Inspiring Stories Make Us React: The Neuroscience of Narrative, 'The man behind the discovery of the behavioral effect of a neurochemical in the brain called oxytocin wondered if the molecule might motivate people to engage in cooperative behaviors. In a series of tests using videos, his lab discovered that compelling narratives cause oxytocin release and have the power to affect our attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors." [1]

How to tell your story

We will help you. Connect with us and we can tell you about various ways to tell your story.

Need more inspiration? Explore out storytelling resources below.

Listen to "true stories told live" on The Moth, or participate and tell your story. "The Moth’s mission is to promote the art and craft of storytelling and to honor and celebrate the diversity and commonality of human experience. The Moth promotes understanding and connection through the practice of storytelling and by elevating the artform on stages, airwaves and in workshops around the world, we are creating a more compassionate world where every individual story matters."

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Ready to tell your story?

Whether you want to submit an anonymous story, or produce a video with your family, we are here to support you. Connect with us using our Tell My Story form.