Origin Story, How Your Hero’s Journey Begins

by | Apr 25, 2023 | Uncategorized

Our Origin Story and Experiences

Every origin story is unique to each person’s upbringing. What they have in common is how we can use our experiences to develop who we are as a person for the rest of our lives. Our life is our hero’s journey, the growth, and experiences that make us who we are.

My origin story and hero’s journey are built on 2 immigrant parents. My story and journey include my background, ethnicity, experiences, and more. All of this plays a large part in who I am now and forever. 

Not everyone shares a similar story. For some, origin stories are associated with negative events and experiences. These include losing a loved one, a physical ailment, or emotional turmoil. An origin story can be about anything in your life that has irrevocably shaped you forever, as it has been for every superhero’s story.

Watch the video below made by me to learn more about origin stories

Nasser on Origin Stories

How and Why They Shape Us

Origin stories shape who we are, and they are often the things in our life that keep us together. One of the things that has shaped me forever is being raised by two immigrant parents. This has taught me different values and priorities as well as influenced my attitude. Their values have given me the confidence to take risks, embrace challenges, and never be defined by my background and circumstances.

No matter what your origin story is, there are paths to success, courage, and self-discovery. You just have to find the courage within yourself to tell your story and share it with others. Finding your origin story can be a hard task but it is worth it. Once you can accept where you have come from, and you’re able to learn from it, it will help move you forward to the next step in your journey.

Coming to terms with “What is Your Secret?”

It’s important to make sure that you focus on positive things in your own origin story. People should not let their origin story define who they are now but instead, use it to understand and appreciate who they have become over time. Our resources page on our website can bring you more information.

What’s Your Thinking?

Now that you know more about our origin stories, let’s take a moment to answer some questions about this blog.

Your responses to the questions provided at the end of the post are anonymous and your identity is not collected. We only ask for the information you are comfortable providing and respect your privacy. Thank you for contributing your valuable insight!

About Nasser Albaqqal

Nasser Albaqqal is a 22 year old immigrant from Yemen who has been working with BBG since 2022. A graduate of San Jose State University, he is passionate about empowering individuals, families, and organizations to bounce back from the effects of toxic stress and trauma. His goal is to spread knowledge and understanding about the power of resilience and provide practical tools and resources to help people rid themselves of bad habits as a response to stress. Through the work he does, Nasser hopes to create content and blogs that not only meet the needs of the audience, but also helps them build and launch long-term successful recoveries.


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