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What are you leaving behind? Clinical psychologist Khosi Jiyane on family legacy

24 September 2018 12:33 PM
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Clinical psychologist Khosi Jiyane discusses the power of family legacies and the heritage that many individual's pass down.

It's important for families and individuals to create lasting legacies.

Legacies are the set of beliefs, values, attitudes, and even artefacts, that are passed down from generation to generation

A family legacy plays an integral role in shaping a person's identity and vision, explains clinical psychologist Khosi Jiyane.

Jiyane says legacy allows families and individuals to leave a symbolic mark which lives on in the world beyond their time.

She explains that legacies are not always positive, adding that they can often create negative influences.

Read: The vital role of grandparents in SA family structure

It's about continuity. A form of immortalisation with our mortality.

Khosi Jiyane, Clinical psychologist

A sense of imprinting and indelibility.

Khosi Jiyane, Clinical psychologist

It's about being awake as you walk through life.

Khosi Jiyane, Clinical psychologist

Also read: How to deal with family estrangement (caused by divorce and other factors)

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This article first appeared on CapeTalk : What are you leaving behind? Clinical psychologist Khosi Jiyane on family legacy


24 September 2018 12:33 PM
Tags:
Identity
Khosi Jiyane
heritage
clinical psychology
family legacy