Although when you think about family you probably think about your immediate family, it is a good thing to think about the family members from your past every now and then. By doing so, you can enjoy learning a lot about the people who you are related to, and you can also find out more about your family's culture and heritage.
Figuring out where your family started can definitely be a challenge, however, especially in today's world when there are a lot of people out there who might have the same last name -- and even first and middle names -- as you. Luckily, there are ways to get around this so that you can find out more about your family's roots.
For example, you can try talking to the older members of your family to see if they know anything about your family's heritage and how you can learn more about your roots. You can also use the Internet to help you find out more about your genealogy; there are many websites, forums, programs and more out there that people can use in order to find out more about their families, and you might be surprised by what you will come across.