Rich Curtis gave us so many great gems of knowledge here!  He shared some of his own life experience as it pertains to stories and their power in our lives.  He also shared other examples and showed us ways to identify the stories we tell ourselves, especially the ones with a negative connotation.  Rich showed us how to rewrite stories through 4 simple steps as well as 4 additional habits to create an optimum environment in the brain for happiness.  Visit RichCurtis.com and grab his book here: 

Change Your Story Change Your Life: The field guide to: Rewrite your stories, Create Happiness and Set yourself free