STORIES Archives - Dangerously Good Stories

Welcome Elevate Your Voice book reader. (If that’s not you, this is the book I’m referring to) Dearest reader, I hope the stories from our anthology have invited you to play with your own story. These are some photographs, as promised, from my chapter Build the Life You Need. I love visuals and am a […]

Build the Life You Need – Elevate Your Voice Book

As excited as we were to move to South Carolina (from Michigan), unraveling the life we’d built, so far, was a big deal! Writing a welcome letter to the new homeowners of our “forever home” was so cathartic that I suggest writing this welcome letter even if you’re not actually moving! . why write a […]

Write a Welcome Letter About Your Most Treasured Home

Personal Storytelling About Your Home

Ever wonder what to do with all your personal stories—beyond memory-keeping, photographing, scrapbooking, and sharing them out into the world? Think of your tiny, personal stories as little guides, custom-made just for you… Oh man, if you haven’t tried this, you’ve got to start asap! In this article, I’m showing you the ropes to use […]

How to Get the Most Out of Your Stories with the DGS 5-Part Practice – Apple Tree Story

How to Process Your Stories with the DGS 5_Part Practice

What would you do? Levi tends to strip down and drop his clothes wherever—inside out 90% of the time. The inside-out part drives me INSANE. Idk. I feel like I’m doing everyone a favor by keeping up with the laundry… the least they can do is drop off the clothes “inside right” (🤔😆) as I […]

War of the Laundry

I don’t love all the hype around the STUFF you can buy for Valentine’s Day! That said, I really DO love the people I live with and want them to feel seen, valued, and loved. If you feel the same, keep reading, because last year, I used those words as my intentions to make Valentine’s […]

Make Valentine’s Day Memorable by Adding Meaningfulness

add meaningfulness to Valentine's Day with your stories

If you’ve got tiny stories that you’d rather forget than to think about again, then this is for you. Typically, when you think about these stories, you feel: grief, shame, disgust, annoyance, fear or another completely unpleasant emotion. I want to help you go from discomfort to a place of acceptance around your painful tiny […]

How to Process a Painful Tiny Story From Your Life

heal from a painful story

“Marie, grab your camera. You’ve got to see this!” I barely hear from my husband at 4:45 a.m. His heightened tone drew me from my sleep. I follow him to the kitchen to see this: Kendall’s (3-years-old) snuggled on top of lovey (her favorite blanket) in the middle of the kitchen floor—surrounded by clean dishes […]

Kendall’s Kitchen Party After Midnight

It’s entirely too easy to end the day, month, or year feeling like you didn’t do enough. I mean, who hasn’t felt this way before?! If you’re into time management, you probably have some sort of checklist or daily plan to track your to-do’s. I have my own process to plan my time, but in […]

Start This Easy Time Management Habit to Boost Your Fulfillment

Boost fulfillment with this habit

What was your Top Tiny Story of 2020? By that, I mean: What’s your top story that moved your heart and changed you in expected and unexpected ways? A story that’ll stick with you forevermore and defines: MEANINGFUL? I know… loaded question! I’ll go first. Marie’s Top Tiny Story of 2020 For me, it was […]

How to Find Your Top Tiny Story of 2020

Top Tiny Story of 2020

​Did you miss out on recording a highly meaningful person, place, or story from your life? #beenthere Here’s the thing:  Having “missed out” is an illusion.  It’s NOT too late to record a story that’s ended. You can still record them / it in some way.  It might not look exactly the way you’d record them / it […]

If you missed recording something (or someone) that matters, read this.