• What is a Tangled Narrative?

    What is a Tangled Narrative?

    At my company Untangled Narrative, LLC, we use the components of storytelling to help our clients reframe and overcome their obstacles for more powerful personal and professional development. Because of the way humans process information, we have certain flaws in our reasoning that create unhelpful stories that we call “tangled narratives.” When we tell ourselves…

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  • The Dangers of Interpreting Silence

    The Dangers of Interpreting Silence

    It is 8:00 AM on Monday morning. You open up your laptop to check your email and there is still no response from your friend who you wrote to two days ago. That’s strange, you think.  They always reply back right away. This is when you start to think that maybe something is wrong. Has there…

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  • The Lie We Believe

    The Lie We Believe

    K.M. Weiland’s “Creating Character Arcs” is a treasure trove of applied theory for Narrative Coaching. Today we examine her chapter on “the lie the character believes” which I find to be amazing concept. The Change Arc is all about the Lie Your Character Believes. His life may be horrible, or his life may seem pretty…

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