When you choose to share your life story with others, you must first go through the process of recalling it. When was the last time you sat down and thought through the course of your entire life?
I bet it’s been a while.
Most of us are too preoccupied with our present situations to spend much time ruminating on our pasts. Or if we do think about our pasts, it’s only about things that continue to bother us, such as regrets or missed opportunities.
Do you ever imagine what a Wikipedia article that’s written about you would say? Of all the pictures of you that have been taken over the years, which would be the single photo selected to depict you as a person for the article?
What would the article sections be titled? “Early life in Omaha,” “Postgrad Research,” “Pregnancy Complications,” and “Second Marriage?”
Or what about “Immigration from Turkey,” “Mother’s Illness,” “Lottery Win,” and “Non-Profit Organization?”
How would your life be divided into chapters? What chapter are you living right now? If someone were to sit down and write a biography about...
Find Others Who Admire You & Perhaps Reach Out to You
Are you interested in finding people with whom you have things in common? Do you ever feel like the people around you in your everyday life don’t know the real you, or just don’t understand you?
What is the better way there to put your heart on your sleeve and unabashedly be your true self than to share your autobiography online?
Share My Biography
If you share your achievements, hopes, fears, desires, regrets, and sources of confusion with the world in a public space,...
4 Easy Ways to Be Discovered
The thought of being forgotten is not a pleasant one. Over the course of your life, you have certainly said things, done things, and witnessed things that are worth remembering. Even if you don’t realize your life is worth remembering, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t become well known and recognized.
Many of us are naturally humble and modest. It makes us uncomfortable to hear others bragging about us, and we can’t help but blush and look away when somebody decides to bring up our accomplishments in front of us.
However, it’s important...
At this point, most everybody has read a Wikipedia article about a person before. You type their name into Google, and if they’re well-known or famous, there’s likely to be a Wikipedia page about them in the first few Google search results.
Reading all these Wikipedia articles about other people has probably led you to wonder, “Can I create my own Wikipedia page for myself?” It’s totally natural for your mind to wander and for you to catch yourself wanting to create a Wikipedia page for a person, especially yourself.
The fact of the matter is that you can...
Not too long ago, books were the best source of credible information. In particular, reference books, like almanacs and encyclopedias, were hailed as the most credible resources for research papers, school projects, and anything else that required tried-and-true factual information.
These days, the internet has changed a lot about the ways in which we obtain information. We no longer rely solely on books as credible sources of information. In fact, even libraries are jam-packed with people using computers to surf the web!
The beauty of the internet is that it’s updated constantly and it’s available to a huge portion of...
With the rise of social media over the last couple decades, there is a heightened emphasis on the concept of gaining followers. Websites like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook allow people to follow you and your user activity on those sites, and for you to do the same to others.
Wouldn’t it be nice to have followers who had a greater interest in your life than just scrolling past your latest posts or status updates?
Wouldn’t you like to hear more real life success stories from real life people instead of wasting your time reading the pointless back-and-forth on other social...
Important Aspects to Include When Telling Your Life Story
When I think about writing my life story, I always find myself stopping to ask myself, “What are the most important aspects to include when telling my personal story?”
I ask myself this because I wish to use my time wisely and write about the aspects of my life that people will find most interesting and most impactful.
There is so much to say about one’s life, and narrowing it down to the most interesting and most impactful material can be hard to do without a second (or third!)...
In this crazy world, there’s no shortage of people with amazing stories. The problem is that actually meeting those people in our day-to-day lives can be hard to do.
Most of us have our routines, and it’s not always easy to meet new people when we’re busy doing what we need to do to meet all our obligations.
How are we supposed to find people with amazing stories?
At Peoplepedia, we found ourselves asking the same question. In fact, this is one of the many reasons we chose to start the Peoplepedia community! Write Your Life Story Online
I want to be remembered forever. Do you? If you’re reading this, the answer is probably “yes.” It’s totally natural to have the desire to live on after death, at least in some capacity.
Life is fleeting and impermanent. In fact, no one gets out alive. The knowledge that we are going to die is constantly lurking in the backs of our minds, making itself known every time we have a “close call.”
Knowing that our day will come sooner or later puts some degree of pressure on us to live like there’s no tomorrow, because we can never be...