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Writer’s Magic 21-Day Challenge offers many ways for writers to stretch their writing muscles and master their craft, whether they write fiction, nonfiction, short stories, or poetry. The signature white and purple cover along with gold stars invites writers to a journaling adventure suitable for novices and seasoned writers alike. Writers are encouraged to immerse themselves in the materials and experience the Magic firsthand. Topics include writing fears, brain clutter, ideas for facing the blank page, boredom, perfectionism, and self-care.
The only supplies needed are something with which to write and something upon which to write—pen and paper; computer; smartphone; tablet; crayon and wall—whatever will not get the writer in trouble.
Ask anyone what financial freedom means and you will receive as many different answers as there are people. But, while the definition is unique to everyone, there are some commonalities in perceptions and in ways to approach that lofty ideal. Financial Freedom Journaling Challenge lives up to its name. Do not let the word “challenge” scare you off. You got this.
Facing financial problems can be a daunting and time-intensive task of sorting and creating new, healthy behaviors to replace behaviors that do not serve your financial goals. You see, financial freedom is not just about money but about your relationship with money.
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I’ve been interested in journal writing since I was in my late teens because of its free expression, its help as a place to vent and get thoughts and feelings out of my head and on to the paper. Journal writing helps me contemplate my life, my mind, and my creativity.
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Relationships form the bedrock of who you are and how you show up in the world. From birth throughout life, relationships with those around you influence you. How you perceive yourself relative to other people is paramount to your sense of well-being. Who is the you that you take into relationships? Multiple answers are valid for this question, as varied as each individual and each situation. The question becomes one seeking authenticity.
Levels of intimacy depend on your relationships—parents, other family members, partner, children, boss, coworkers, friends, neighbors, and the list is never-ending. How you show up in your relationships depends on your responses to the people in your life. And your responses depend on your values and attitudes.
This week I ran out of pages in the journal I have been using for a few months. When this happens, it can be a worthwhile practice, before packing the journal away, to look at patterns, to consider what’s worth keeping, what to let go of, and what might need ongoing attention.
As it happened, this specific journal contains entries back to January, and it includes some entries about a spiritual practice I follow at the beginning of every year; namely, it is a practice of picking a word as a gift.
This concept of picking a word as a gift is not a new one; in fact, it has become a mainstream practice, passed on by creative thinkers, life coaches, and the like. And it can be done at any time, not just at the beginning of the year.
I first learned of it from a Christian community where the practice is to offer the words on the Feast of the Epiphany, celebrated on January 6. This annual feast day celebrates the
I believe God*/Spirit wants to be in our lives, and we can do this easily, with an attention on being spiritual and asking Spirit into our process. If we believe ourselves to be spiritual persons AND we have been doing the practice of spiritual journaling, this column teaches another variation on the practice, allowing us to surround ourselves with Spirit’s wisdom at the beginning and at the close of this practice.
But for those new to this column, let me first provide information about what it could mean to be spiritual and the simplest practice of what I call spiritual journaling. With these foundational pieces, a person new to this process can immediately step into the variation which will also be presented in this column.
Learn from real people, just like you, how Journaling For The Health Of It® will benefit your life. Within these personal stories you’ll find journaling tips, tricks, inspiration and ideas that will help you structure your journaling practice—and discover the true value that journaling can bring to your life.
This article was originally published on the website Porch on May 24, 2023 with the title Unplug: Expert Tips to Digitally Detox Yourself and Your Home and is republished with permission.
The internet has so much to offer, and with it at our fingertips, it keeps us hooked with its never-ending content and instant satisfaction. It’s like this irresistible force that keeps pulling us in, making us spend way more time online than we intended. In this captivating digital landscape, it’s really important to acknowledge the downside of spending too much time online. Internet addiction has been associated with many mental disorders, including low self-esteem, impulsiveness, poor sleep, mood disorders, and depression. This alarming fact underscores the pressing need for individuals to unplug, engage in digital detoxing practices, and find ways to restore a healthier balance in their lives.
In this article, we bring together the wisdom and insights of industry experts, psychologists, and technology enthusiasts who shed light on the importance of digital detoxing.
In the news just a couple days ago, on March 22, 2023, the American Library Association reported that there was a record number of requests to ban library books and materials in 2022. The ALA started to record banning numbers in 1982, so that’s a lot of history to cover. Book banning has been all over the news lately, not just for libraries, but in the schools and in bookstores themselves.
Some people joke that book banning must be good for writers, because a ban is almost instantly followed by
Stress is an unfortunate part of everyone’s life in one way or another. Stressors at work, at home, within the self, or in relationships lead to physical and mental symptoms, such as increased heart rate, trouble sleeping, and irritability. Anxiety is the long-lasting, persistent cousin of stress. Even in the absence of stressors, people experience adverse effects.
Anxiety is not uncommon. In fact, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults — and that only includes the people diagnosed. That number could be even higher.
The effects of stress and anxiety can be troublesome. However, it’s important to remember that
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Together, You'll work on issues like How To:
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