Hi I'm Mel
I’ve always been intrigued with people’s stories. The career they picked, the person they married, the experiences they had and direction their life took. Especially kitchen table stories- the traditions, the everyday things that are remembered for years to come , the little things that shape a family.
For over 10 years, I have worked as a Social Worker in health. It is this experience of working with hundreds of cancer and palliative care patients that sparked my passion in legacy work. I always found it a great privilege that people would share their intimate stories with me. At the heart of it, we all want to know that we are are memorable and that we mattered.
Today, with My Life Stories, I listen and write to honour and preserve people’s memoirs. Along with my social work background, I am a certified Guided Autobiography Instructor and certified in Dignity therapy. I am able to help guide people in reflecting on their life, leaving legacy documents of important memories and messages for loved ones. I currently live in Adelaide, Australia and provide services worldwide.
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If you’re interested in telling your life story, I am here to help. Whether you want a framework to begin, or a full service where each step is supported, need someone to listen and help process emotion, or one of our many workshops, you are able to choose what works best for you.
Together, we’ll create a book for and your family to treasure.
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