The uniqueness of every being is incomparable, so is the life story. Penning down your life story will give you a second chance to think about all you’ve done. Moreover, when you visit your past memories so as to discover that it wasn’t easy but you still made through. The experience you’ve gathered in your life span can benefit your future generations and people around you. Not everyone acknowledges the fact but real-life stories are much more interesting and critically more creative as compared to the fictional ones. This way, you can share your personal information to educate people when it comes to dealing with day to day issues. Therefore, writing your own life story is worth giving a try at least once.
Revisit your past
As you begin to write your life story, you’ll have thousands of memories flooding back to your mind. Every great memory from your childhood to till date will come to you like a revisiting experience. While you write them down, you can have a second chance to think about the way you reacted at that time. Furthermore, you can ponder over ‘how you should have reacted’ considering your existing and then age. This whole experience will be a roller roster ride for you. Sometimes you’ll remember about beautiful days like your marriage or the birth of a loved one, birthday parties, graduation ceremony and a ton more. However, there’ll be a time that would remind you of lost people and make you regret about things you’ve done. You can come across the past that has haunted you for your entire life. Finally, it will prove to be a chance to reconsider all the wisdom you have and situations and events you have dealt with.
Worth passing as a family legacy
Writing this book will give your family and families to come, a chance to know you. They will get to know who you actually are what all you’ve faced in life to be the human being you are. This can even motivate others in your family to do the same, making it a family memento. It is nearly impossible to express everything you wanted before loved once back then, you can simply do it here. Moreover, children are always keen to know about their parents but the time factor does not go hand in hand. So, this way they can know something more about you every time they’ll give your book a read. You can let your future generations to know about all the achievements and great work you’ve done for humanity.
You can connect your ancestors and descendants
There are families that migrate from one to another place. It can be fun for your upcoming generations to know about family history. You can write about the struggles of settling in a new place and how different the culture of both places is. You can also state few ‘not so popular facts’ about your native land. It could even be published if you’ve been part of an important era that had worldwide popularity. It’ll portray how the lives of people changed. You can also mention details about diseases that affected your ancestors so that if there’s some genetics involved, the condition can be dealt with beforehand. This will also give insight into family traditions that are unique to your family and about their origin.
Make peace with yourself
Peace is what every mind wants to seek in their hectic lives. The way to attain peace is by accepting the flaws, wrongdoings, and remorse of life. Moreover, writing your life events and maintaining journals can be as comforting as confessions in front of god. Its seems so peaceful when you know your whole life experience is written in words. It gives you a decent chance to deal with regrets, remorse and all the denials you’ve incurred. You can forgive yourself for your past mistakes. Medical studies also prove that writing your experiences can help you deal with any sort of mental illness. This reduces stress and also improves sleeping patterns.
No one does it better than you
There is certainly no one else who can pen down your story better than you. No one can know you better than your own self. Other people might or might not understand your actions in relation to perspective and wisdom. However, if you’ll do it on your own, you can easily glide away confusions others can create. Such writing clarifies your vision about things you’ve done in the past. Moreover, people tend to think they’ve already shared their important parts of life to their children. On the contrary, they sometimes miss the vital experience and vocally shared history is forgotten soon.
Proves to be a good leisure work
Curating your own life history is surely going to be a lively experience. It will shower a lot of fun in your dull life with tingles from the past. Writing will eventually become an inseparable part of your daily life, providing much better clarity. Such clarity will motivate you to talk to your long lost family and friends and clear up various misunderstandings. You can be totally sure that you’ll never be bored with this irrespective of the time you will devote. Although this isn’t a very serious work, it will bring a lot of changes in your writing style, command over the language and vocabulary.
It can be a good source of income
If you believe you’ve had a really interesting life that people would like to know, then why not make money with it. Make sure you have a creative way of writing your real life’s serious situations in ways that’ll be fun to read and will educate people at the same time. You can get a local book publisher to publish your journal or diary so it can be distributed to the masses. You can also start a blogging page or a website about it, where you can write about anything you wish. You’ll have an unknown audience reading it just for fun, so there’s no worry about judgments.
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