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    Is Self-Therapy for You?

    If you go to your local bookstore you'll find that the shelves are full of self-help books. The titles, topics, and approaches to self-help are varied and at times confusing and contradicting, and self-therapy is no different. A quick internet search for "self-help books" returns over 3.4 billion results, in fact, CreateWriteNow has many items on this topic! If we look at the definition of self-help we find that it is described as "Self-help consists of doing things yourself to try and solve your own problems without depending on other people".

    Where did this all start? Back in 1859, Samuel Smiles wrote a book named Self-Help where he proposed that knowledge was one of the highest human enjoyments. The book became an unexpected sensation and Smile became a bit of a celebrity and sparked an entire industry focused on helping us help ourselves.

    With so many resources available simply trying to find the "right" one can cause anxiety, so where do you start? Fortunately, we have an answer.

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    Journaling Based on Your Enneagram

    What is an Enneagram? The official definition is a nine-sided figure used in a particular system of analysis to represent the spectrum of personality types. It's used as a method of describing...

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    Journaling Power Blog Tour: Bare Root Health

    Create Write Now's very own Mari L. McCarthy is being featured in a month long WOW! blog tour. WOW! is a global magazine, designed to support women's creativity, energy, blood, sweat and tears...

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    Journaling Power Blog Tour and Giveaway

    Create Write Now's very own Mari L. McCarthy is being featured in a month long WOW! blog tour and giveaway. WOW! is a global magazine, designed to support women's creativity, energy, blood, sweat and...

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    Video: The Mystery of the Universe

     

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    9 Ideas for Journaling This Holiday Season - 2019 Edition

    Nine Ideas for Journaling This Holiday Season

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    Healing MS Through Journaling Power

    In 1991 I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), which is a degenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. However, it affects everyone differently.

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    Just Spilling It Podcast, Episode 16: Dear Diary

    This week I am joined by Mari L. McCarthy, CEO (Chief Empowerment Officer) of createwritenow.com. 

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    How low self-esteem affects your personal relationships

    Healthy relationships – romantic and otherwise – are built upon mutual respect, open communication, fairness, and acceptance. When these attributes are compromised or eroded, relationships founder...

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