How do I tell my story?
11 Powerful Ways to Tell Your Story
- Let Simplicity Be Your Guide.
- Evangelize Your Storytelling.
- State Your Reason for Telling the Story.
- Prune Your Details.
- Use Dialogue.
- Polish Your Skills.
- Start Collecting Stories.
- Master Transmedia Storytelling.
What is a room story teller?
I have been a Volunteer at Ickworth House for 3 years, I am a Room Storyteller and my role is to tell the stories of Ickworth which are many and varied, and to answer any questions visitors might have. There are volunteer folders in each room with information to refer to if we need to.
How do stories make you feel?
It boosts our feelings of things like trust, compassion, and empathy. It motivates us to work with others and positively influences our social behavior. Because of this, stories have a unique ability to build connections.
What can stories teach us?
Stories teach us about life, about ourselves and about others. Storytelling is a unique way for students to develop an understanding, respect and appreciation for other cultures, and can promote a positive attitude to people from different lands, races and religions.
What happens to your brain when you hear a story?
When we hear good stories, two changes occur in our brains: one is neurological and one is chemical. When we hear straight facts, two areas of our brains light up: language processing and language comprehension.
How do stories change your brain?
Stories help us feel a greater sense of connection to one another. They can increase our empathy and often help reinforce our highest ideals such as compassion and kindness. As we connect with the characters in a story, our brain releases oxytocin, often known as the “bonding” or “love” hormone.
What happens when we hear a story?
Listening to a good story lights up the same part of the brain as when one experiences pleasure. Stories therefore excite neurons that make dopamine. This affects emotions, movements and sensations of pleasure and pain. As a chemical messenger, dopamine carries signals between brain cells.
How does storytelling work?
Storytelling is the process of using fact and narrative to communicate something to your audience. Telling a story is like painting a picture with words. While everyone can tell a story, certain people fine-tune their storytelling skills and become a storyteller on behalf of their organization, brand, or business.