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Use the Record of Your Past to Create a Map for the Future

African Proverbs

Until the story of the hunt is told by the lion, the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.

When an elder dies, a library burns to the ground!

THE REFLECTIVE VACATION

The core of Roots & Reasons!  Embark on an 8-week* online or in-person Life Review. Through priming questions and exploring universal life themes, document your life story to answer questions such as “Who Am I?” and “What Is My Purpose?” or to prepare a personal legacy for your loved ones.  Utilizing the methodology of Dr. James Birren, a life review is appropriate for all stages of life, particularly during significant life events such as graduation, career changes, marriage, parenthood, relocation, loss, mid-life, life-threatening illnesses, etc.  Fee: $240.

Workshop benefits often include:

  • improved sense of identity & self-awareness
  • clarity of purpose, plan & life path
  • increased connection with family, friends & community
  • sense of belonging and self-acceptance
  • heightened enthusiasm and optimism about life
  • healing of old wounds and reconciliation

*Abbreviated 1-day seminar available for special occasions.

INTERGENERATIONAL PROGRAMMING
THE IDENTITY PROJECT
DIGITAL STORYTELLING
A STORIED FEAST

A fun and delicious way to document and explore your family’s culture, values, traditions and memories.  Using favorite dishes, recipes, photographs and oral histories, create a memorable artifact for generations through a memoir cookbook or website.  Visit our COOKBOOKS page for more information.

I AM MORE THAN A PATIENT

Disease and declining health can wreak havoc on a family.  Sometimes the required changes are exactly what you need but more so, maintaining some sense of normalcy, particularly in areas most important to you, is pivotal to your health care plan.  Through guided questions,  examine your life and what is most important as you draft an informative narrative to help your health care provider learn what’s most important to you as you both prepare a treatment plan respective of your preferences.

WHEN I'M HARD TO FIND

Prepare digital messages of love and wisdom for your loved ones as part of your end-of-life plan.

STORYPIECES

Turn life stories into mixed media art projects.

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