Having worked with all kinds of people to record their memoirs – including palliative care patients – I have seen firsthand the benefits to be gained from telling your life story. This article was first published in medicSA.
Life Stories Australia’s Heather Millar works as a volunteer with terminally ill patients to record their memoirs. Here, she explores the benefits of telling your life story. This article was first published in HCF’s Health Agenda magazine.
As a journalist who gathers people’s stories for a living, there is a special moment I look for in an interview – a moment of empathy, of resonance, that comes with the storytelling. It’s how I know I’m on the right track.