Why write your life story

2022

 

  • CREATE A POWERFUL LEGACY OF YOUR LIFE STORY FOR YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS
  • PROVIDE INSIGHTS FOR INCREASED SELF-UNDERSTANDING
  • REASSEMBLE YOUR LIFE-SIZED JIGSAW PUZZLE
  • RECONCILE YOUR PAST AND RESOLVE OLD RESENTMENTS AND HURTS
  • RECOGNIZE THAT FAMILIY STORIES CAN BE COMPLICATED
  • FACILITATE PERSONAL GROWTH AND MOVE FORWARD WITH NEW LIFE GOALS
  • GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY THROUGH LOCAL HISTORICAL AND HERITAGE COLLECTIONS
  • STIMULATE THE BRAIN AS MEMORIES ARE PRIMED BY PROBING QUESTIONS
  • PROVIDE A SENSE OF IDENTITY AND ACCPTANCE FOR YOUR DESCENDANTS

1 From « Writing your Legacy “by Richard Campbell, M.Ed and Cheryl Svensson, Ph. D