3 REASONS TO PRESERVE THE MOMENTS THAT MATTER
Digital content creation has become so abundant that our most precious memories are buried in social media, smartphones and in cloud storage. This problem is amplified by the fact that 17 million physical media assets, including photos, videos, and oral history, vanish each month from decay and loss.
3 REASONS YOU SHOULD BE PRESERVING THE MOMENTS THAT MATTER BEFORE THEY ARE LOST FOREVER
Connect with others. Sharing your stories helps build connection with others and can add meaning to their lives as well as yours. Especially across generations, they get to see what you life was like before they came along and you become a real person to them.
Improve yourself. Self reflection can raise your self-esteem, lower depression, and helps you grow personally. You may make connections you did not make before about how the events of your life have impacted you.
Pass down family history and wisdom to future generations. Telling your story to your loved ones is a natural impulse. The way our lives are structured these days, with many families overworked and spread far and wide, this is a way to gather things in one place so your family can engage with your story at a time when they are ready. Plus passing down family stories helps children develop more advanced narrative, coping, and emotional skills, and have higher self-esteem.
ABOUT THE HISTORY PROJECT
The History Project empowers you to connect memories across media to build experiential stories that transcend generations. The History Project offers a set of mobile and online tools to intelligently collect, beautifully curate and delightfully collaborate in building your personal life story. Preserve and relive the memories that matter most through The History Project. For more details visit www.thehistoryproject.com.