Reviews

creative arts journal
44 prompts that help you discover and pass on
your vision, wit, wonder, and wisdom about life.
REVIEWS | EXPERIENCES
REVIEWS & EXPERIENCES
History CollageCollage: Nina Fonoroff

Review | Wally Clausen

“Asking what you can do with My Living Legacy is akin to asking what you can do with a Swiss Army Knife!

The prompts have served almost like a hand guiding me forward into new territories where the reflections are fresh and often full of surprises.

In addition to leaving my story to my kids, I’ve used the journal as a kind of ‘deep gift’ for people in all kinds of relationships – plus I recommend it in the coaching and counseling trades. Overall, My Living Legacy is a useful warm-up for group work in that it provides a common meeting ground while offering participants something of lasting personal value.”

Wally Clausen | Facilitative Consultant, Clausen Associates
Co-President, Massachusetts Chapter of Partners of the Americas
Wally Clausen
Facilitative Consultant,
Clausen Associates

Co-President, Massachusetts Chapter
of Partners of the Americas
 


Review | Lani Peterson

“As a storyteller and psychologist, I help others uncover and voice stories that in some way express their world view. With its gentle, open-ended prompts, My Living Legacy journal serves as a creative stimulus to reconnecting with experiences that might otherwise be lost or forgotten. In leaving my legacy to my children, the journal’s unique layout and mix of words with pictures has allowed me to pass on what is important to me and why.”

Lani Peterson | Psychologist, Storyteller, and Storytelling Coach
www.leadershipstories.com
Lani Peterson
Psychologist, Storyteller,
and Storytelling Coach

www.leadershipstories.com


Review | Linda Patch

LovePhotograph: ‘LOVE’
Robert Lamboy

My Living Legacy is a powerful tool on the journey to living a life unleashed.  Its open-ended writing cues generate limitless ways of making meaning in creative, profound ways. Self-awareness not before imagined emerges along with growing confidence in your ability to make whole seemingly unconnected parts of yourself. The most life-altering impact of this process, however, is the discovery that the peace you find and the creative spirit you set free were yours to claim all along.”

Linda Patch | Principal, Linda Patch & Associates
as seen on Remembering Your Spirit, OPRAH
www.lindapatch.com
Linda Patch
Principal, Linda Patch & Associates
as seen on
Remembering Your Spirit, OPRAH
www.lindapatch.com
Love

Photograph: ‘LOVE’
Robert Lamboy


Review | Larry Becker

Laughing Matters

My Living Legacy beckons to a person a bit like the wardrobe in C. S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. It looks like it might be a fun place, but when the cover is opened and one enters, there is the discovery of a magic land of thought. And there are many adventures to be experienced in Shawn McGivern’s Narnia, limited only by one’s imagination and willingness to explore associations elicited by the prompts. Open, enter, explore. You will not be disappointed.”

Larry Becker | Professor Emeritus of Physics, Hiram College
Larry Becker
Professor Emeritus of Physics,
Hiram College
 
Photograph: ‘Laughing Matters’
Shawn McGivern
Laughing Matters

Photograph: ‘Laughing Matters’
Shawn McGivern
 


Review | Donna MacDonald

“I have had an overwelming response to this Writing Your Legacy workshop and have 40 people signed up and a 40-person wait list. I am really considering doing a two-part session at my Art of Aging Conference.”

Donna M. MacDonald | Community Outreach
Wayne State University
Donna M. MacDonald
Community Outreach
Wayne State University


Review | Nina Coil

RegretSculpture: ‘Regret’
Robert A. Lamboy

My Living Legacy shapes itself to the deepest needs of its receiver. It has enabled a perennial soul searcher in hospice to create a moving memorial for her loved ones.  I look to this deeply researched, highly motivational journal when I want to give a gift of real meaning.”

Nina Coil
Boston . Massachusetts
Nina Coil
Boston . Massachusetts
Regret

Sculpture: ‘Regret’
Robert A. Lamboy