Erika Ettin gives people A Little Nudge up in the dating world What does online dating have to do with life stories? A lot. If you’ve ever looked at a dating site, you’ve seen a user profile, that miniature snapshot, in words and pictures, of a person in search of a partner. And just like […]
Welcome to episode 1 of the Nitty-Gritty This is the first episode of a new occasional series within the Life Story Coach podcast. In the Nitty-Gritty, we’ll talk about the practical aspects of our work. Today, we’re going look at file naming conventions.
Peta Roberts, a life story professional who does it all. In this episode, Peta tells us about how documenting her own family’s history led her to a career in personal history, and how a newspaper advertisement jump-started her business.
Sam Uhl of The Cheerful Word Sam shares her ups, downs, and sideways on growing (and then scaling back) her life story business. Once the proprietor of a brick-and-mortar life story studio in Hendersonville, North Carolina, Sam now teaches life story classes, coaches writing clients, and publishes books from her new base in Germany.
What do people do with all the memorabilia they’ve collected over the years? Martie McNabb’s Memories Out of the Box creates life story memorabilia boxes to tell the stories behind the stuff that matters most to us. And her show and tell events harnesses the power of face-to-face connection to foster an interest in telling […]
What’s the value of AncestryDNA for life story professionals? Why is one sibling’s AncestryDNA results different from another’s? If we share the same parents and grandparents, how can our tests show something different? Is genetic genealogy incompatible with family heritage? Mike Tones, scientist, explains the science behind genetic genealogy testing at sites like AncestryDNA and […]