Mari's Journal Writing Power Blog

Commonplace Books: What Are They and Why I Have One

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Tue, Sep 01, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

Right now I have two main journals. The first one has a colorful cover with really smooth, lined paper inside. This is where I write my thoughts and feelings. It’s the type of journal I have kept for many years.

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Topics: journal, journal writing, Tara Pray

Journaling, My Lifeline

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Tue, Aug 25, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

The Power of Personal Writing

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Topics: journaling, journal, personal writing, Sharon Ostrow

Making a Living as a Writer

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Mon, Aug 24, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

By Jennifer Roland 

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Topics: living as a writer, writer, 10 Takes Pacfic Nortwest Writers

10 Ways to Make the Most of the Healing Power of Writing

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Tue, Aug 18, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

Successful people throughout history have kept journals, from presidents to poets, and there is increasing evidence that putting pen to paper has a beneficial impact on both physical and psychological well-being. One surprising study showed that journaling thoughts and feelings after experiencing trauma actually speeds up the healing of physical wounds.

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Topics: journaling, journal, healing, writing healing

How Journal Writing Can Make You Healthier

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Tue, Aug 11, 2015 @ 10:02 AM

It's clear that word processing has become an essential part of our lives, but how often do we actually write for pleasure? Adults usually note things they need to remember and last time they jot something down for pure pleasure is usually in their youth. Recent research studies prove that writing down daily events in a journal is beneficial for our mental and physical health. Have a look here to find some good reasons why journaling can help you to lead a life of fulfillment, satisfaction and pure happiness.

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Topics: journaling, journal writing, writing therapy, Writing health

Writing As A Spiritual Path And An Exercise In Trust

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Mon, Aug 10, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

By  Lily Iona MacKenzie

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Topics: writing, spirituality, trust

Writing Therapy: Find Your Life’s Purpose

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Wed, Aug 05, 2015 @ 10:10 AM

Do you feel inspired and hopeful most days? Are you creative and focused? Energised and motivated, with a vision for the future?

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Topics: journaling, journal prompts, writing therapy

Childhood Disrupted: Biography Becomes Biology

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Tue, Aug 04, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

by Barbara Stahura

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Topics: writing therapy, therapeutic journal writing, writing to heal

More Free Teleseminars: Taking Care of the Caregiver is for Everyone!

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Tue, Jul 28, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

By Batiyah Lampl

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Topics: care givers, teleseminar

Writing to Find Authentic Voice

Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Tue, Jul 28, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

By Susan G. Weidener

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Topics: writing, authentic voice

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