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    How Millennials Can Use Journaling as a Stepping Stone to Home Ownership

    Millennials today have lower homeownership rates than any preceding generation. Data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau shows that millennial homeownership rates fall 20% below that of previous generations. 

    In a world where inflation and higher costs of living make achieving financial independence increasingly difficult, homeownership can feel like a pipe dream. This is especially true for the growing number of millennials saddled with low-paying jobs, student debt, and other financial stressors. Studies show that 70% of “adults ages 18 to 34 received financial support from their parents in the last year, including more than half of those in their early 30s.” 

    All hope is not lost, however; an age-adjusted comparison reveals that at 30 years of age, ownership rates tally at “42% for millennials, 48% for Generation X, and 51% for baby boomers.” 

     

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    Utilizing Your Journal for Mental Health Improvement

    Nearly 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. deals with some type of mental illness. Those illnesses can vary in severity. Some people might be high-functioning while others find their condition debilitating....

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    Activities That Can Inspire Creativity for Journaling

    Creativity is like gold for writers, whether you’re working on a new novel or something as personal as a journal. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for those who write often to experience creative...

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    How Journaling Can Help With Big Life Changes

    Journaling has many benefits. It can help with little things like processing each day. It can also help with mental health by allowing you to vent and work through various intense emotions. When...

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    Journaling Tips for Adults with Learning Disabilities or Neurodivergent Traits

    Journaling can be a fascinating and enriching process. At its core it brings a sense of creativity into your day-to-day existence, empowering you to transform the basic elements of your life into...

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    Why Medical Students Should Journal

    Let’s face it: the life of a medical student has never exactly been easy. After all, you are training to enter one of the most important, but also one of the most stressful and demanding,...

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    Creating an Inspiring Journaling Space

    Journaling is a powerful tool. It can unleash creativity, develop writing styles, and aid with managing mental health. However, just like any other form of writing, if you want to get the most out...

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    Why College Students Should Incorporate Journaling Into Their Self Care

    Self-care is an essential part of the college experience — especially during a pandemic. Whether you’re adjusting to social-distanced classrooms, spending countless hours attending online classes...

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    Setting and Achieving Financial Goals Through Journaling

    Journaling is a wonderful activity. It can help you record past experiences, learn more about yourself, strategize and set life goals, and generally plan for the future. When it comes to finances,...

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