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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 would be my sanctuary to unload teenaged angst on my long daily bus commute to and from school.  In my early adult years, the pages were filled with dreams and affirmations for what I wanted my life to be. I recorded my challenges and celebrations and I did not know it at the time but in many ways my younger self created the life I enjoy now. That is how powerful journal writing is.

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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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Therapeutic Writing Saved My Life

“The pen is mightier than the sword,” I’m sure you’ve been exposed to these words at some point, but have you ever given the quote any real thought as to what means? How could a pen possibly be...

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7 Ways Writing Helps Find the Harmony in Life

Many people today spend their time trying to achieve seemingly impossible tasks. They keep on attempting new ways to allocate the same amount of time to all areas of their life. From creating time...

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How journaling helped me grow my career as a wedding celebrant?

Being a wedding celebrant isn’t a forced job, it is out of passion and interest. Unlike other jobs, wedding celebrants go through a course of training. In the training, we learn about public...

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How I Benefited from Journaling

Before I started this journey, I imagined journaling as scribbling down notes about your high-school sweetheart, something in the form of ‘Dear diary’. It sounds familiar, doesn’t it?

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How Journaling Made Me a Writer

Sharing your experiences with others is both an opportunity for your own self-reflection and a chance to give back. By sharing how you have used journaling to cope with difficult life experiences,...

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