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Resources: "Telling Your Story: Creative Ways to Review Your Path"

If you are interested in reading more on our August 2006 topic, "Telling Your Story: Creative Ways to Review Your Path," then here are some good resources:

Life's Companion : Journal Writing As A Spiritual Quest by Christina Baldwin

Storycatcher: Making Sense of Our Lives through the Power and Practice of Story by Christina Baldwin

How to Write Your Own Life Story : The Classic Guide for the Nonprofessional Writer by Lois Daniel

Living Legacies: How to Write, Illustrate, and Share Your Life Stories by Duane Elgin

Visual Journaling : Going Deeper Than Words by Barbara Ganim

Inner Journeying Through Art-journaling: Learning to See And Record Your Life As a Work of Art by Marianne Hieb

How to Write Your Memoirs -- Fun Prompts to Make Writing -- and Reading -- Your Life Stories a Pleasure! by Ina Hillebrandt

Touching Tomorrow : How to Interview Your Loved Ones to Capture a Lifetime of Memories on Video or Audio by Mary LoVerde

Writing the Stories of Your Life: How to Turn Memories into Memoir by Elsa McKeithan

Scrapbook Journaling Made Simple: Tips for Telling the Stories Behind Your Photos by Memory Makers

What About the Words? Creative Journaling for Scrapbookers by Memory Makers

Writing and Being: Embracing Your Life Through Creative Journaling by G. Lynn Nelson

From Memories to Manuscript: The Five-Step Method of Writing Your Life Story by Joan R. Neubauer

So You Want to Write: How to Master the Craft of Writing Fiction and Memoir by Marge Piercy

At a Journal Workshop by Ira Progroff

Your Life as Story by Tristine Rainer

The Many Faces of Journaling : Topics & Techniques for Personal Journal Writing by Linda C. Senn

One Minute Journaling by Joanna Campbell Slan

Legacy : A Step-By-Step Guide to Writing Personal History by Linda Spence

How to Write the Story of Your Life by Frank P. Thomas

Writing About Your Life: A Journey into the Past by William Knowlton Zinsser


Resources: "What is Happiness? The Science of Happiness and How to Use It to Improve Your Life"

If you are interested in reading more on our June 2006 topic, "What is Happiness? The Science of Happiness and How to Use It to Improve Your Life," then here are some good resources:

The Science of Happiness: How Our Brains Make Us Happy--And What We Can Do To Get Happier by Stefan Klein

Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert

Happiness : The Science behind Your Smile by Daniel Nettle

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement With Everyday Life by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

The Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt

A Brief History of Happiness by Nicholas P. White

Happiness : A History by Darrin M. McMahon

Additional Resources on Happiness Recommended by Members

Choosing Happiness: Keys to a Joyful Life by Alexandra Stoddard

Be Your Happiest Self: Easy Ways to Take Charge of Your Life Right Now from Women's Day (4/1/06) by Holly Corbett

The World Cafe: Shaping Our Futures Through Conversations That Matter by Juanita Brown, David Isaacs, World Cafe Community, Margaret J. Wheatley (Foreword), Peter Senge (Afterword)

Turning to One Another: Simple Conversations to Restore Hope to the Future by Margaret J. Wheatley

The Highest Goal: The Secret That Sustains You in Every Moment by Michael Ray

Joy: The Happiness That Comes from Within by Osho

Herbs for Health and Happiness: All You Need to Know (A Celestial Seasonings Book) by Mo Siegel and Nancy Burke

Laughter, Silence & Shouting: An Anthology of Women's Prayers by Kathy Keay

Light Your Own Fire by Ellen Kreidman

Disney's Add A Little Magic: Words of Inspiration by Disney Enterprises

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