Rewrite Your Story
SCIENCE BLENDED WITH PRACTICAL WRITING LESSONS TO TRANSFORM YOUR STORY OF STRUGGLE
Six week online class starts April 30th 2018
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!
Who should attend?
- You've faced a serious life challenge. The kind that divided your life into the before and after. You came out the other side, but...
- You've done therapy and support groups. Yet, you still haven't quite figured out how to integrate your story into your life.
- You need a dedicated space and some guidance to get you going.
What you get out of it:
- Research shows that this process can increase well-being and life satisfaction.
- A solid understanding of narrative identity and why your story matters.
- A newfound sense of empowerment from your story.
- A completed personal storytelling workbook.
I took Rachel's class [...] and enjoyed it very much. I appreciated the different perspectives of our stories and writing in general that she helped us see through her use of research on personal narrative, explanation of writing techniques, and prompts for weekly writing sessions. I came away from class with a deeper appreciation of what makes for good writing and how I could apply it to my own writing. I also developed a new perspective on the personal struggle I wrote about throughout the course. I would definitely recommend taking this course. - Gretchen D., Struggle to Strength student
Rachel creates a wonderful safe space to share our stories and, to complete our work in due time. It was wonderful to share in your class under your gentle, open leadership. - Ruth Ghobadi, Struggle to Strength student
Rachel is incredibly talented, smart, and sweet! I loved how quickly she was able to help our group relax and focus, and we collaboratively wrote a beautiful poem about listening that was such a pleasant surprise. - Kelley Sanadria, Founder of Femworking and workshop attendee
I can see how I grew and overcame several obstacles in the midst of dealing with several adversities within a short period of time. Prior to taking the class, all I could see was the big boulder that I was trying to push up hill, wondering if/when the boulder would roll back and crush me. Now, I am able to see how I was able to move forward despite (or in response) to difficult circumstances. In summary, my perspective shifted. - Struggle to Strength student
We live in story. We are always telling stories - to ourselves and to others. These stories shape how we behave and interpret events. Telling myself empowering stories is more personally motivating than being stuck in the “ poor me” story. - Struggle to Strength student
Writing my story is courageous, therapeutic, and empowering. It also has the potential to inspire and provide hope for others. - Elena, Struggle to Strength student