This month’s blog hop theme is “Brought to You by the Color Green.” Winter doesn’t have to be blue. I decided to use green to highlight winter beauty. To start at the beginning of the hop, please visit Stamp Patty’s at http://www.stamppattys.com/2014/03/brought-to-you-by-color-green.html. If you’re coming from there, you’re in the right place.
Words alone seldom suffice to convey the beauty and mood more…
Share this articlePosted on March, 10, 2014
There’s probably a good reason that we wish for a phone call from Heaven. We crave to hear the voices of the people we love. We want to remember the things they said—and how they said it.
You don’t have to be mourning a loss to want to preserve memories of what he or she said. Capture your memories of voices more…
Share this articlePosted on March, 6, 2014
As years go by, loved ones lack a record of the choices we made. In this post, we’ll focus on identifying important life decisions to write about. In part two, we’ll look at the back stories to these decisions.
The following make great topics for memory narratives or journal prompts:
The lack of explanations of our ancestors’ choices is the genealogist’s more…
Share this articlePosted on March, 4, 2014
Writing about your earliest memory can present a challenge. Often, they’re not coherent. You might only remember a room, a noise, or impressions. However, writing about your earliest memory or memories and explaining why they matter can provide a meaningful glimpse into your childhood.
It’s fun to compare something we all share
It’s fun to compare your own early memory with the more…
Share this articlePosted on February, 27, 2014
Memories: Why We Repress Them & How to Recover Them
Part two of a series by Bobbi Parish-Logie
Welcome back everyone to part two of my short series about memories from the perspective of neuroscience and mental health. Last week I talked about how our brain stores memories and why it represses them. This week let’s dive into how to recognize that more…
Share this articlePosted on February, 24, 2014
Life isn’t always about winning, so it makes sense that we’d want to write about the agony of defeat as well as about our accomplishments. In fact, these stories of missing the mark are often the ones that connect us to family members, resonating because we all know that agony of defeat.
However, the difference between a simple loss and an more…
Share this articlePosted on February, 20, 2014
Welcome!I'm passionate about telling stories and connecting with others. I came by that passion honestly; my grandmother, Hazel Crymes, wrote throughout her life. However, Grandma wrote in secret; I believe in sharing. Read more....
Book InformationMemories of Me ~ A Complete Guide to Telling and Sharing the Stories of Your Life coming in May 2014 under Cedar Fort's Plain Sight imprint. Read more...
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