How to Write an Autobiography

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How to Write an Autobiography 

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Autobiographies are the most powerful thing you can write about yourself due to their unmatched intimacy. The reader is getting a firsthand account of your life.  Autobiographies are particularly popular with readers as they provide valuable lessons on l... Read more

Autobiography, General
March 29, 2022

5 Tips For Collecting Family Stories

Updated 03/30/2022

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5 Tips for Collecting Family Stories 

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The pandemic has taken an emotional toll on families. Since March of 2020, 27% of parents reported worsening mental health, and 14% reported worsening behavioral health of their children. It's important to reconnect and rekindle our family bonds no... Read more

Family Stories, Memory Recall, Reminiscing, Nostalgia
November 24, 2021

5 Best Tips for Capturing Life Stories

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    Have you ever noticed that listening to songs from your childhood makes you nostalgic? Or how the smell of a family recipe reminds you of summers at your grandparents?  Believe it or not, we can resurface our life stories by revisiting songs, sights, and smells associated with experiences! ... Read more

Memory, Techniques
November 12, 2021

Why You Prefer Nostalgic Songs From Your Teenage Years

Your adolescence may be more influential to your music taste than you think

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  We all have a nostalgic song that transports us to our adolescent days. Maybe Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer” reminds you of hapless teenage attempts at an 80s mullet. Perhaps the Sex Pistols’ “God Save the Queen” elicits memories of uncoordinated hip gyrations... Read more

Nostalgia, Music
October 25, 2021

Tapping into Memories with Music

Using music as memory cues to improve recollection

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  You have a dream vacation coming up. You want to enjoy and remember it as much as possible.  Photos, of course, are obligatory. They serve as beautiful external reminders of enjoyable times you had. But sometimes, capturing images is at the expense of living in the moment a... Read more

Psychology, Memory Retention
October 18, 2021
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