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The Value in Being Multidimensional in Your Genealogy

Scott Phillips | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Phillips

Working on one's genealogy and family history is often quite like the proverbial saying about the forest and its trees. If your focus is set on finding just one detail, you might miss many others. Likewise if your approach is too scattered you risk missing an important detail, or more.

Five Ways to Pay It Forward in Genealogy

Scott Phillips | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Phillips

The genealogy community is, by and large, a very sociable, caring, and sharing one. While we all enjoy the vast amounts of materials that are out there for us to access electronically (so free and some not-so-free) it is important to remember that we, as genealogists, each need to pay-it-forward every so often.

I've Got a Bone to Pick With the Genealogy Community

Scott Phillips | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Phillips

very one of us is free to undertake our family history work for what ever reason it is that motivates us. If you are a member of the LDS church and are doing it to further your religious beliefs that is just fine. If you are doing it purely for enjoyment, that is fine as well.

Genealogy and New Years: Some Commonsense Suggestions for Us All

Scott Phillips | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Phillips

Rather than suggesting resolutions here, I am going to offer some commonsense suggestions that will, I believe, help make your family history and genealogy efforts more effective and successful

An A-Level Student Aspiring To Become a Lawyer? Some Hints and Tips

Christian Weaver | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Christian Weaver

College years are often some of the most memorable, and quite rightly so, as you learn more about others but also yourself. Enjoy your college years to the maximum, but at the same time, be sure to keep your eyes on the prize!

Genealogy Lesson: Remember That Not Everything You Need is Online

Scott Phillips | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Phillips

Contrary to what you read in far too many places, everything you need to conduct your genealogy, family history, and ancestry is NOT online!

Genealogy Key Question: Avoiding Predetermination: What Are You Seeking in Your Ancestry?

Scott Phillips | Posted 26.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Phillips

During this time of grieving and reminiscing, I have strengthened my belief, even more, regarding how important it is that I capture the true people my parents were. There are so many stories, memories, and perceptions of them.

Three Keys to Involving the Younger Generations in Genealogy

Scott Phillips | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Phillips

Involving the younger generations in family history is not magic. Let's take my answer apart and look at its three features to create our next generation of family history fans!

'Real World' Tips for Genealogists and Family Historians

Scott Phillips | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Phillips

We all love to get tips on how to be better, more effective, efficient, etc. This is sure true for me when I am doing my genealogy and family history work. Unfortunately, I have found that often times the 'tips' are so involved, complex, and time consuming that if I followed them I would never have time to do any real work tracing my family, which is what I love the most!

Finding Your Spiritual - An Easy Peasy Guide to Getting Soulful

Alice Grist | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Grist

The longer I live and explore a spiritual life the easier it gets. When I started off my adventures I visited a dozen or so different faiths and I got down and dirty with the meditation, the praying, the mantras. I had the patter and the pose, but none of it felt right. Some of it felt convoluted or ridiculous. Most of it didn't quite fit, it was someone else's story, someone else's journey.