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May 24, 2023

May Is Personal History Awareness Month

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Your Life Is Your Story celebrates personal history awareness month each May.

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May 15, 2023

Opening Deaths Door - Remembering Mom

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Death comes to us all. It’s as inevitable as our beginning birth. In fact, it is just another birth process.

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May 08, 2023

The Journey of Journaling

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Journaling is truly a great tool. In our journey through life we need to spend time reflecting on our days and considering the events in our lives.

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Apr 20, 2023

The Finish Line


Running a marathon is also a lot like life. You don’t sprint through life; you are in it for the long run

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Apr 15, 2023

Be an Inspired Memoir Writer

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To write an inspiring memoir it helps to be an inspired memoir writer

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Apr 04, 2023

Spring Into Action

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To make a resolution in Springtime to get some things done the expression spring into action comes to mind. Why not make that commitment to your life story?

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Mar 24, 2023

The Right Questions


Who am I? Where am I from? What matters most? These are just a few of the probing and introspective questions every life story or memoir must ask.

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Feb 21, 2023

Writing My Life Story

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writing my life story was not a decision I arrived at overnight. Once you conclude to preserve your story you are faced with a host of questions

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Feb 20, 2023

Your Life In Presidents

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There is a perspective that comes with living long enough to note a number of USA Presidents.

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Feb 14, 2023

Heart of Your Story

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When you make the decision to tell your life story you need to get to the heart of your story.

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