We all have stories. Because we all have history.
And we tend to take our stories (and oh! how they become well crafted with repetition) and use them as shields between us and the world.
Between us and success, between us and growth. Between us and health.
We identify to the person in the story (as in the past) and most often than not, that person is a victim of circumstances.
The status of victim is very handy because it gives me a good reason (as in a good excuse) to not