Stories have power. They connect us to our humanity, tie us to our past, and they allow us a glance into our future. Stories convey a message, teach a lesson, and shape our existence and civilization. Storytellers keep the cultural traditions, history, and legends alive through storytelling. This art form not only imparts the wisdom, values, and behavior of one generation to succeeding generations, but it can also help heal. For over two decades, medical practice has increasingly recognized the significance of what’s come to be called “narrative medicine” to the patient’s healing. A number of medical schools such as Columbia University now have Narrative Medicine master’s program. In this program, Weam Namou weaves ancient teachings of consciousness learned from her Babylonian heritage and in shamanic training and uses writing techniques to help you identify the story that’s leading your life, to release that story, and to write a new story.