The Box of Life Project
Live a life grounded in purpose
Through The Box of Life Project and the forthcoming book, Orit will coach you to curate meaning in your life by preserving the memories and physical objects you hold dear.
Along with these items, you will capture the stories that make them a unique part of your life.
Honoring your treasured memories will enable you to live a life grounded in purpose each day and preserve a legacy for future generations.
Preserve Memories for a Purpose-filled Life and Legacy
Most of us are surrounded by the stuff of legends — our stuff and our personal legends.
These might include:
- A movie ticket stub from the first date with your partner 25 years ago.
- The crumpled $1 bill from a lemonade stand that launched your passion for entrepreneurship.
- The worn recipe card that still smells of your mother’s favorite holiday recipe.
For so many families, personal stories and legacies are lost forever. Even if artifacts are preserved, they lose that sacred and special context if the stories accompanying them are not shared.
Why Create a Box of Life?
There is value for every person in creating a Box of Life — a curated series of remembrances that encompass the richness of our lives. A Box of Life contains select items that reveal a life story — the highs, the lows, the pivotal moments, the essential relationships and more.
As a certified coach, Orit has mastered the art of asking questions and listening for meaning. This approach to active listening is key to connecting with people through the stories they share. She works with those curating their Box of Life to answer four fundamental questions:
- Who am I?
- How am I living my life?
- What’s most important to me?
- How do I want to be remembered by generations to come?
Ways to Build a Box of Life
Build your own Box of Life
Working with Orit, you will journey down memory lane and together identify the things that matter the most to you and your loved ones.
After a few sessions together, you can decide what your Box of Life will look like and the best way to share it with your loved ones.
Build a Box for a Loved One or to Commemorate a Special Person or Occasion
Work with Orit to create a special box for a loved one or commemorate a special occasion. She will guide you through the process and get you started on a memorable journey.
Box of Life Workshop
Meet with Orit for an interactive, hands-on workshop that can be customized for families, groups or organizations.
Box of Life Virtual Workshop
Request an hour-long Zoom workshop for up to six participants for a dive into your memories with Orit. She will lead you in reconnecting with your most valuable stories while defining how to persevere them for generations to come.
What clients say about the process:
Revisit the relationships that shape your life
“Orit coached me through a journey down memory lane. We revisited the stories, memories and relationships that have shaped my life. The conversations alone were enriching and fulfilling. But on top of this, we curated the physical artifacts and memories that make up these stories — often left unorganized in a forgotten pile of ‘junk’ — and placed them in a special box that is now sacred to me. I know my family will treasure this box and pass it down for eternity, keeping the stories, values and lessons of my life alive. I highly recommend everyone works with Orit to create their own .” — Nathalie Goodrich
Don’t wait to assemble your memories
“I worked with Orit to start the process of building my own Box of Life. My strong recommendation is that you don’t wait another minute to start assembling your own or your loved one’s! While we all think we have lots of time ahead, I’ve been reminded in dramatic ways several times recently that there’s no truth in that thinking. None!” — Joanne Mazurki
Let your parents know their lives matter
“I’ve hired Orit to coach my parents and help them put their Box of Life together. I want them to know that their lives have mattered and that their work and sacrifice have made this world a better place for future generations. Even though our time together on this earth is limited, the impact of their lives will continue on forever. I also want them to know that, even if they don’t remember these things themselves, someone else will be there to remind them — someone who loves them dearly and wants nothing more than for them to be remembered for who they truly are: kind-hearted beings whose presence in this world helped shape it into something better than it was before they arrived here today … They fell in love with Orit and the process.” — James S., entrepreneur
The Box of Life Book
Learn how to create your own Box of Life with this in-depth guide to living with purpose and capturing the stories of our lives in a practical, tangible manner. Forthcoming in 2023.
Submit a Memory to be Preserved
Join Orit’s community of Boxers by submitting a memory to be shared online and on social media.