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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 freely and easily, and with joy. But sometimes fear can still creep up in other ways.

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A New Tool for Therapeutic Journaling: Nested Meditations

In late summer of 2017, two days before our daughter was to be married, I found myself in a four-hour meeting with my siblings deciding whether we should let my mother’s doctors proceed with...
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How I Discovered The Power of Journaling

Why should you take time from your busy day to journal? Because stories rise up out of journaling, and even if they don’t, your story matters. No one can tell your story but you.

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The Way Journaling Has Changed My College Life

I remember well my college days. Fast-paced lifestyle, numerous plans and goals, and constant emotional confusion could simply sum up my essence during those years. Most of the time I just felt...

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Journaling Through Life’s Transitions

The best thing about the future  is that it comes one day at a time.

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Discovering Courage Through Journal Writing

Ever since I was a little girl, my journal has been my closest companion. In those early golden years of childhood, it was a place to draw, describe my day, and try my hand at poetry. Later it...

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The Power to Change Your Reality

How do you find the power to change your reality and to remain true to yourself, when everything around you is constantly changing?

I was raised in a dysfunctional family. From the age of four, I...

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3 Tips for a New-Year, New-You Journal at Any Time of Year

We’ve just had a turn of the calendar page and a celebratory season with friends, colleagues, and family. For the first time, this year I purchased a set of plastic New Year glasses where the year...

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Listening: The Cornerstone to Journaling

There are many purposes for journaling---to keep a record of events, to heal, to vent, to create a vision for change, or to reach other mental and spiritual goals. When I took my first journaling...

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