Once Upon A Time - Life Lessons

Updated: Aug 21

Hello Everyone!

Today, I’ll be getting into a previously mentioned fandom, because honestly, it is such a great show and it helps remind us of the fact that real life doesn’t have happy endings, at least, not in the way we expect them to be. I’m talking about…

Once Upon A Time

If you don’t already know what that is, check out my previous post:

Living In A Story

I explain it there, and what I love about it. This post is literally just about going deeper into the meanings behind some of the episodes and the lessons I learned from it. So, here are my top five lessons learned!

1. Every Villains Have A Story

A lot of the time, in original fairytales, you don’t get to see the side that we deem as “evil”. Oftentimes, we hear the side of the victor, the “good guys”, but we don’t see what made that villain evil. After all, in real life, no one is born inherently evil (unless you’re a remorseless serial killer).

Once Upon A Time reminds us of that. They show the villain’s side of the story, as well as the good guys, because it’s a reminder for us. Everyone has a story, and it’s that story and the decisions they’d made that defines who they are. For example, the E