When people have shared experiences, they often form emotional connections anchored by a common identity. Communities of Shared Experience (CoSEs) are groups of people who have experienced something similar in life that results in mutual mindsets, abilities, and know-how. Everyone belongs to various CoSEs, some which are based on life circumstances and some which are chosen.  Here’s a PowerPoint template for you to map out your own CoSEs, and the video below describes the concept in greater detail.