Tag: History

Five-year journals

I speak to lots of people each month about the many ways to write their life stories, and whenever they hear about the five-year journal and how it works, they get excited. They remind me of myself when I first learned about this wonderful way to record all the ordinary and extraordinary days of our lives.   My husband Bob and…

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Start with a timeline

Anyone who talks with me for five minutes knows that I am all about taking the large lives we’ve lived and breaking them into smaller, more manageable pieces, hence the name of my book, Eating an Elephant: Write Your Life One Bite at a Time. But I also believe that we gain great insight and give our stories depth by…

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