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Living-Will Imagine if your great, great grandfather or grandmother had left you a book with their secrets for living. Maybe it contained nuggets of wisdom, yummy recipes, favorite jokes, or just insights for how to lead a good life. Ever since people learned of my next book, Lifes Missing Instruction Manual, people are curious how to create their own manual for life. You can leave such a book for your own family. What are the key lessons youve learned in your life? Are you ready to share them with your children and grandchildren or with your friend, siblings, parents, and grandparents? What youve gleaned from your life experiences can make things easier for your children or your relatives. In fact, the lessons youve earned from trial and error can be the perfect gift for everyone in your life or for one person who matters to you. Heres how to commit your insights to writing and share them with your fellow life travelers. Carry a pad of paper around with you everywhere for a week. Jot down your thoughts and observations as they occur to you. Dont judge them. Just make note of them. Add personal stories and memories, as they come to mind. Again, dont edit your thoughts. Just commit them to paper. Take a few days to go through your notes, and underline the most important passages, and make additional comments in the margins. From this, distill the lessons you most want to share with others: your perspective, your values, what matters most to you, and your reactions to the world around you. Find a beautiful journal or blank book one that you feel a strong connection with. You might find it at a bookstore, an antique store, an online auction site, a craft store, or even a flea market. Where you find it doesnt matter. How you feel about it does. Fill the journal with your own instruction manual for life. Make sure to include a title and your name. Find a special person to share it with, and turn the presentation of the journal into a celebration. If you dont feel comfortable writing your notes and stories, you can dictate them into a portable tape recorder, and later, you can transcribe them into a journal. You dont have to be a bestselling author, academic, or philosopher to create a instruction manual that can helped your loved ones every day of their lives . . . and be passed on to future generations as well. Joe Vitale is the author of the forthcoming book, Lifes Missing Instruction Manual (Wiley, March 2006). Read more about it at .www.missingmanual.blogspot.com. =================================================== About the Author: Joe Vitale is the author of the forthcoming book, Lifes Missing Instruction Manual (Wiley, March 2006). Read more about it at ..missingmanual.blogspot… Article Published On: 相关的主题文章: