Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.
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The Spellbinding Effect of Stories

The Spellbinding Effect of Stories

Jan 31, 2014-- Richard Hamilton asks why we love stories and why we love hearing them spoken aloud, in person. He concludes that whatever the evolutionary explanation, narrative seems to occupy a very central position in our thought patterns, that perhaps storytelling is a sort of flight simulator that allows us to practice something without getting hurt. (8443 reads)


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Take ActionListening and speaking are our central means of communication. This week, listen to what others tell you as if it were a story, and tell a few stories to others, especially children.



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