Success Story

10 minutes | Grit

How do I do it?
In this writing activity, you reflect on a time when you succeeded and the steps you took to succeed.

How does it work?
People learn from experience by incorporating their experiences into a coherent story. Researchers found that you grow if your life story extracts the good from the bad and if it emphasizes your agency.

Inspired by: Jones, B. K., & Destin, M. (2021). Effects of positive versus negative expressive writing exercises on adolescent academic achievement. Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

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