Remember to Live
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 05:32PM
Lyndsay Green

The Latin maxim memento vivere, “remember to live” is a compelling resolution for the new year. But I would add the caveat that we are living, and maybe we should pay attention to what our life looks like. This is the central message of my latest book The Well-Lived Life, which will be in bookstores in mid-January. Sarah Selecky, author of This Cake Is for the Party and nominee for the Giller Prize, wrote my favourite pithy review: "Read this book when you’re ready to stop taking your life for granted." I’m very grateful the book has received such positive early reviews from Sarah and other reviewers, as you’ll read below.  

 

"I remember interviewing a famous actor a few years ago and asking ‘How do you want to be remembered?’ His answer was simple: ‘I don’t care, I’ll be dead.’  Cute, but I’m not sure he was really serious.  I think all of us, no matter our age, worry a little bit about the legacy we leave behind. But what do we do about trying to frame our legacy?  What can we do? Lyndsay Green’s latest must-read book lays out some effective ideas and you will be amazed at just how many smart and unique paths she finds that can influence the way we are remembered."       Peter Mansbridge 

“This book could just as well be called 'A Travel Guide to the Journey that Matters Most -- Your Life.'  Lyndsay Green has done a fabulous job of answering all the essential life questions that loom for all of us, and she does it with grace, humour and fastidious research. Her message is clear and most welcome: there's still plenty of time to get it right..."       Roy MacGregor, author of Canoe Country 

“A warm, practical guide full of stories and inspiration — it resonates and reassures.  Read this book when you’re ready to stop taking your life for granted, and you wish you could ask a grounded, clear-eyed friend for advice.”       Sarah Selecky, author of Radiant Shimmering Light

 

Pre-order the book now at Indigo or Amazon or find it at your local bookstore 

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