In my last post, I wrote as therapeutic, as Ellis et al suggest, that kind of writing encouraged my “personal responsibility and agency, raising consciousness and promoting cultural change.” I feel that my last post was a perfect example of therapeutic writing as I related back to my personal experiences of a multicultural lifestyle.

It is interesting to observe how my investigations become structured by my own cultural framework. I find that my writing, rather consistently, takes the path of a personal narrative, Personal narratives are stories about authors who view themselves as the phenomenon and write evocative narratives specifically focused on their academic, research, and personal lives (e.g., BERRY, 2007; GOODALL, 2006; POULOS, 2008; TILLMANN, 2009). By the act of doing this blog post, it seems to me that I have to try and look at myself subjectively and analyse my previous work as if I was…

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