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Episode 52 — When the Story Falls Apart: How Beliefs and Emotions Interact

Summary

Beneath the stories we tell are emotions waiting to be felt. In this episode, we talk about how our stories and emotions interact and how feeling our emotions can help us find deeper stories. "If you allow the emotions to move you, your stories change, period. Every time."

Show Notes

Beneath the stories we tell are emotions waiting to be felt. In this episode, we talk about how our stories and emotions interact and how feeling our emotions can help us find deeper stories.

“If you allow the emotions to move you, your stories change, period. Every time.”

What We Discuss in Episode 52:

01:34   What stories are and how they impact our emotional experience.

09:14   Expanding the connection of stories to belief systems and identity.

11:42   The intellectual and emotional components of stories — how they interact and how they differ.

18:04   How moving our emotions also changes the story.

26:39   The paradox of stories both pointing to emotions and having the potential to slow down the movement of them.

30:24   The different stages of stories and the purposes they serve.

**Full transcript can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/AoAEpisode52

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