Kidney Stones

If you follow me ( Paul ) on Twitter ( twitter.com/lifcoach ) then you’ll know that recently I was rushed to hospital, as it turns out, I was passing a 4mm kidney stone. Now, I’m told that this is the closest pain to childbirth. Considering the amount of pain killers I was given, I certainly believe it was pretty close!

During my experience, I found myself on several occasions that I had to “check-in” with myself. I was finding that whilst the pain came in waves, sometimes I would be so busy shouting and screaming that I’d occasionally not notice that the pain has actually subsided! It got me thinking what else am I, or other people, trying to cope with that’s actually is no longer true.

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Are You Stuck In Your Stories?

Each of us tells stories about ourselves and our lives. We tell our stories to our friends, family, colleagues (and even strangers!), perhaps repeating them to ourselves daily… they are how we connect with others and our world, as well as how we justify or excuse things.

Are you a reader – experiencing your stories day after day, stumbling your way to the conclusion? Or are you the author – deciding how your stories flow and end, even when you can’t control their start?

Paul & Sam share deeply personal stories of their own, as they explore how story influences our lives and how we can rewrite our stories in spite of what happens to, or around, us.