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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Self Growth, Life Transitions

An Almost Foolproof Way to Get in Touch with Your Emotions for a More Productive Life

For most men, the phrase “getting in touch with your emotions” is an eyeball-rolling cliché that conjures up images of a weepy girly-man sobbing over some imagined slight. In reality, having real feelings is something that both men and women experience, whether they’re willing to admit it or not. In fact, admitting that at times you experience a range of emotions and recognize it is the foundation of good, balanced mental health.

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys

Journaling to Let Go of Worry and Cultivate Optimism

I was born a worrier into a long line of worriers. As a child, I’d often lie awake at night, terrified that burglars would break into my house, or that I’d fail the upcoming test at school the...

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Relationships

How to Develop Great Relationships that Enrich Your Life

We humans are a social species. For the most part, we crave relationships with others. This is both an emotional and physical need, evolved over millennia to help protect and nurture our...

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys

Always on the Sunny Side?

One of the many blessings of being born in the 1970's to older parents is my love of music spans from polka to metal and everything in between. I can say I've seen Johnny Cash live and received a...

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Self Growth

Smart Ways to Shake Off Elements in Your Life That Hold You Back

We’ve all heard the phrase, “you are what you eat,” but have you realized that you become what you think? It’s true. The power of thought – positive and negative – is remarkable.

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys

What about my journals after i die?

What will happen to my journals after I die?

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Therapy, Self Growth

How to Ensure That the Most Important Things in Your Life Get the Most Attention

Being frazzled every day can seem like a standard-operating procedure for many of us as we get pulled in different directions by family, friends, co-workers, and the myriad obligations that seem...

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys

Art Therapy: Combining Art & Writing into Deeply Personal Art Journals

From the time we were in elementary school, many of our teachers introduced us to and encouraged us to keep journals. For the most part, we were given daily prompts and then a period of time...

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Self Growth

How to Keep Low-Value Activities from Ruining Your Life

When it comes to prioritizing time, most men will admit they’re the worst. Between what they want to do and what they need to do, men often find that time gets away from them and they wind up not...

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