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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys

Reinventing Myself Through Journaling

My Story: I was introduced to journaling at a young age, my mother was an avid artist, reader and writer, I guess she passed her love of those pursuits onto me. Being an only child and not having many children my own age around me to play with, I tended to turn inward for entertainment and solace.  I loved expressing my creativity, it was my escape, I would write, read, paint, draw... anything that made me feel less alone and more alive. As a child, we also had an extended family member living with us who could be mentally and physically abusive. When most kids avoided being sent to their rooms, being sent to mine was actually a relief, I could hide away journaling.

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Physical Health

6 Tried and True Methods to Get Control of Your Health

Every day we are bombarded with health-related articles and news stories – the latest diet trends; what we should and shouldn’t be eating and drinking; how, when, and where to exercise; warning...

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys

Spring 2019: Becoming a Journal Gardener

After enduring Winter's overly-long stay here in this corner of the world, there is giddy rejoicing at April's much anticipated arrival with abundant sunshine at last and the stirring of new life....

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Self Growth, Relationships

5 Elements That Make Up a Healthy & Happy Marriage You Can’t Live Without

Every marriage has challenges. The key is how both parties work through them and work toward common goals. This requires not focusing on yourself, but instead focusing on the two of you as a unit,...

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys

My Spiritual Sunrise

I have been journaling, studying journaling, and teaching journaling for twenty-five years. I’ve written morning pages a la Julia Cameron for twenty years. Here’s what I’ve learned. There are...

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Relationships, Caregiving

Does Your Family Appreciate the Job of Being a Mother? How to Get a Break

If you’re a mom, chances are pretty good that you’re experiencing some level of stress on a regular basis – even daily. And that’s not surprising, considering that according to a recent study 70...

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Mari's Writings

Book Review: Journaling Power. How to Create the Happy, Healthy Life You Want to Live

by Mari L. McCarthy  CreateWriteNow,reviewed by Maria Okorn

Individuals seeking a therapeutic and transformative method for healing and growth should look no further than the very tool that lies...

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Self Growth

10 Steps to Organizing Your Living Space for a Happy and Healthy Home Life

While this may not seem obvious to some people, organizing your home and office can actually improve your happiness, health, and outlook on life. The key is a little insight and discipline.

Let’s...

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Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys

How I journaled through fear to write my book

In my writing workshops and online courses, we do a lot of fear-busting. And I teach my magic technique learned from my songwriting days. This gets you back in a balanced state of mind, writing...

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