Scientists now tell us that stories are strong predictors of a child’s happiness. The more stories a child hears, the better adjusted a she will grow.
According to a 2010 study published in the European Journal of Psychology, reflecting on your ancestors boosts intellectual performance and confidence.
Almost everyone has trauma in their family’s past – from war and poverty to famine and immigration struggle, we all have it. The emerging field of epigenetics is shedding light about how these life experiences are passed down in our genes.
Awareness of family predispositions, including both medical and behavioral health risks, may encourage life choices that benefit you and your descendants.
Forgiveness, a common result of family history explorations, promotes greater physical and mental health.