Share your legacy
Email or mail your story and photos to Sheila at firstname.lastname@example.org
To get started you may use these life interview questions from © SV Bosak, Legacy Project, www.legacyproject.org
- What’s your most cherished family tradition? Why is it important?
- What have you liked best about your life so far? What’s your happiest or proudest moment?
- What do you feel have been the important successes in your life? The frustrations?
- What’s the most difficult thing that ever happened to you? How did you deal with it?
- What do you think the turning points have been in your life? What were you like then?
- Are there times of your life that you remember more vividly than others? Why?
- What have been the most influential experiences in your life?
- Describe a person or situation from your childhood that had a profound effect on the way you look at life.
- If you were writing the story of your life, how would you divide it into chapters?
- What, if anything, would you have done differently in your life?
- What do you know now that you wish you’d known when you were young?
- What have you thrown away in your life that you wish you hadn’t? What have you held on to that’s
- important and why is it important? What “junk” have you held on to and why?
- Over time, how have you changed the way you look at life/people?
- What advice did your grandparents or parents give you that you remember best?
- Do you have a philosophy of life? What’s your best piece of advice for living? If a young person came to you
- asking what’s the most important thing for living a good life, what would you say?
- How do you define a “good life” or a “successful life”?
- Do you think a person needs to first overcome serious setbacks or challenges to be truly successful?
- In what way is it important to know your limitations in your life or career?
- If you had the power to solve one and only one problem in the world, what would it be and why?
- What do you see as your place or purpose in life? How did you come to that conclusion?
- What would you like your children and grandchildren to remember about you?
- If you could write a message to each of your children and grandchildren and put it in a time capsule for
- them to read 20 years from now, what would you write to each?