Are you one of those people who when asked "how are you?" you tend to respond with the issues that are taking place in your life: My knees hurt, the kids are bad, I still can’t find a job and so forth?
While those are truthful statements and they are staunch reality checks for you, it is not your complete story.
You can share the headache of life while talking about yourself, but you should also share the triumphs and the good moments. It’s not that you are bragging about your life or making up stories to mask pain and hardship, it’s simply telling the full story.
You don’t want to be labeled the ball of negativity by others and end up being avoided or ignored because of a negative or melancholic attitude.
People experience different states of flux throughout their daily lives, but it doesn’t have to be a public experience. Yes, you can share your situation, but it should not define you at all.
Here are some tips on telling your full story:
· Speak about your journey from inception to date.
· Speak about your successes to date.
· Share hurdles, in their proper place and order.
· Project the ending of your story.
Hurdles have their place in our story, but the fact that you are reading this blog and sharing the information, or even forming an opinion means that your story is still going.
Turn the pages of your personal life book and add new sections to the story. Life is a movie and you are the writer, director and producer.
Living and sharing makes for an Oscar-worthy masterpiece, so put your fancy dress on and tell your story.