The coronavirus has made the past few years very challenging for everyone across the globe. LifeBook, as the only global autobiography service headquartered in a 17th-century barn in the UK, had to ‘pivot’ and ask the whole team to follow guidelines and work from home. This ensured we were able to continue successfully providing treasured […]
Imagine learning more about your great-grandparents’ lives, their stories, values and challenges, and your heritage. That’s the gift you are giving your family and future generations when you put your story to paper and write your memoir. What are the Benefits of Writing a Memoir? Writing a memoir is beneficial for both the author and […]
Everyone has a book inside them, so they say! And when it comes to writing the story of your life, no one can do it better than you. But unless you're a professional, writing a book is not easy. If you want to turn your memories into beautiful words your family will cherish, then hiring a ghostwriter could be for you. Here's how.
“How much is your life story worth?”, asked The Sunday Times recently. It’s a hot topic, as more people than ever are penning their memoirs with the help of companies including LifeBook, the world’s leading private memoir and autobiography service. The Sunday Times article explores why it has become such a phenomenon.
We all want to be remembered. Even if you bequeath a financial inheritance to your family, most of what we leave behind are memories. A life well lived will be how you are remembered by those around you. The actions and choices you make from now will help define what your legacy will be. Here are 5 ways of leaving a legacy.
Journalist Saul Kamionsky, South African Jewish Report, spoke with Johannesburg born LifeBook founder Roy about his memories and business philosophies. Roy reveals how a gift a teacher made to a 7-year-old boy departing South Africa for a new beginning in Jersey was the opening chapter of a very eventful life.
You can’t insure your memory, but you can insure your memories by writing them down. The nature and processes of memory have fascinated scientists for thousands of years, but much is still shrouded in mystery. In this piece, we delve into what we do know to answer that age-old question: what is memory?
Everyone experiences loneliness sometimes. But despite the world being more connected than ever, many of us find that loneliness becomes a long term part of our lives. Not only can it be unpleasant, but it can take a heavy toll on our health, especially for the elderly. If you are struggling, here are some great tips for tackling loneliness.
BBC recently invited Roy to discuss the growing interest in writing memoirs and autobiographies. He also shared how it all started when he wanted to capture his father Jules' stories and sent his personal assistant to document everything. After Jules' book was finalised, he wanted to help others with their memoirs.
While memories fade, stories can last forever. We all enjoy the telling of our family stories - important events, traditions, adventures and misadventures! Our family stories are powerful and even if we’ve heard the stories many times before, it seems to stir something within our souls. Why is this? We take a look at why our family stories are so beneficia