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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys

The Path of Journaling

I started journaling at seven years old.  My Sunday school teacher placed in my hands a black comb-bound book with a pinky-purple cardstock cover adorned with a little girl writing in a book, she looked like a Precious Moments figurine. My teacher’s instructions: use the journal every night and write just for me.  I filled those grainy photocopied pages in a week.

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys, Health Matters

Super Sick: Making Peace with Chronic Illness!

Welcome to the blog tour for Super Sick: Making Peace with Chronic Illness! Each stop in the tour features a fictional character who experiences chronic pain or illness.

Often, when a book or...

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys

The Refuge of a Lifelong Resource

I’ve kept a journal since my childhood years, starting in 1980. At this writing, that makes four decades.  In those early days, it was called keeping a diary. I can recall owning some diaries that...

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys

The Necessity to Take Care of Yourself, Writer!

We know that the stories we are compelled to write are the ones that haunt us, that won’t let go. However, writing can overwhelm us when it awakens painful memories. Even when writing fiction, we...

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys, Money Matters

Connecting The Dots On Money Anxiety

Money makes me anxious, specifically excess money. After my bills are paid, any money left over causes me to feel uneasy because I'm not always sure what to do with it. I first started to...

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys, Money Matters

Money Matters: How To Face Your Financial Fears

This is the first monthly Money Talk column by Michelle Cornish that will help you heal your personal financial issues in your tissues.

 

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys, Journaling for Men

An Introvert's Confidante

Journaling is not just for introverts, but it has indeed played such a prominent role in my life…helping me work through issues, providing a vehicle for celebrating magic moments, and sparking my...

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys

Journaling to Become My Authentic Self

As I lay in bed waking up that morning in April of 2017, knowing that something was horribly wrong, the thought kept coming to my mind:  They meant it for evil, but I meant it for good.  It was...

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys

Journaling: The Gift of Self-Discovery

Journaling has been a transformative vehicle in my life since age twelve when I penned my first words of adolescent angst in my little white leatherette diary with a key. I write because I cannot...

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