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    Paula Vene Smith Of Grinnell College: How Journaling Helped Me Be More Calm, Mindful And Resilient

    This is an interview by Heidi Sander and originally ran in the January 4 edition of Authority Magazine (republished with permission)

    Journaling is a powerful tool to gain clarity and insight especially during challenging times of loss and uncertainty. Writing can cultivate a deeper connection with yourself and provide an outlet for calmness, resilience and mindfulness. When my mom passed on, I found writing to be cathartic. When I read through my journal years later, there were thoughts that I developed into poems, and others that simply provided a deeper insight into myself. In this series I’m speaking with people who use journaling to become more mindful and resilient.

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    How Michelle Obama ‘goes high’ in the new Becoming journal

    This article originally appeared in The Washington Post’s “Made by History” section on December 2, 2019

    In November, Michelle Obama released a companion volume to her best-selling memoir, “Becoming:...

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    Tap into the Power of Discovering Diaries

    Most advice about journaling encourages us to simply “pick up a pen, grab a notebook, and write down your thoughts.” A sense of freshness and spontaneity helps people get started. But journal writing...

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