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Who will tell the story of your life?

In a previous post, I listed eight great reasons for telling the story of your life. The second reason on the list is – Tell your story to tell your side of it. In other words, when writing the story of your life, don’t let anyone else hold the pen. You see, the thing is Read more

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Tell your story to remember it

It’s amazing what you remember when you start to tell the story of your life. You know the saying: “Use it or lose it.” Memory is just like a muscle and the more you use it, the stronger it becomes. Once you start, memories will start to surface. It’s a good idea to keep a Read more

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Eight Great Reasons

Why should you tell the story of your life? Here’s a list of eight great reasons and in my next post, I’ll elaborate on them, one by one. 1. Tell your story to remember it. 2. To tell your side of it. 3. To celebrate your life. 4. To share your wisdom. 5. To bear witness. 6. Read more


Launching the Mini-Memoir

I’m not suggesting that you write your life story in six words but it can be done. Inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s extremely short story of six words, “For sale: baby shoes, never worn”, an American publication, Smith Magazine, launched a month long Six-Word Memoir contest in 2006 whose legacy lives on. If you google “6 Read more

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The Perfect Present

Are you still trying to find the perfect present for a special person? Something that conveys how much they mean to you? Here is your chance to give them the gift of a lifetime – the opportunity to tell their life story and have it recorded, written and printed. When you ask someone to tell Read more