What our clients are saying about taking the LifeStory Challenge.
Our clients love taking the LifeStory Challenge! From seniors to their children to staff at senior living facilities, they all told us how much they enjoy the experience of rescuing, preserving and sharing precious life stories. It was so helpful going back in time and revisiting my life. I learned so much about myself and can now share this with my kids and grandkids.
The telling of my story brought back a lot of good memories as well as bad. I enjoyed doing it because I came to stop thinking of only bad times and I think of all the good ones.
Senior Living Facility Resident
If one is fortunate to live a long life, even the most important memories can be forgotten. My LifeJourney experience helped me retrieve, relive and enjoy so many memories I’d thought I’d forgotten. Some of them are sweet and enriching memories that not only remind us of where we were and who and what shaped us but also give us an understanding of our lives, the good and the bad, and even points to possible new solutions to old problems.
My mom who’s 83 and very sharp with very clear memories, completed her life story project and it really got her to think, about the radio programs she followed, her experiences the day Pearl Harbor was bombed and about how life was so different in those days. It also ended up being a vehicle for my mom to work through some difficult memories. After she finished it, we were able to talk about times in her life that we had never been able to discuss before. It was a real conversation-starter.
Even when you know you should sit down and record your life story the prospect can be overwhelming but with LifeJourney Books encouraging you, you’ll quickly discover that you and your life story are in very good hands.
I never thought I would do something like this, but I was surprised at how much I enjoyed the process and the things I learned about myself.
LifeJourney Books has created an easy-to-use system that will mean so much to our residents as they document their life stories, not just for their families but for the residents themselves.