Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Self Matters, Life Matters

    Self Matters: The Silver Lining in the COVID-19 Cloud

    Around the world, people are grappling with unprecedented stressors and a heightened uncertainty about when relief will come. This is not news. The media report unsettling newscasts around the clock, sometimes minute by minute. Yet, the pandemic offers unique opportunities for self-renewal and revitalization. Innumerable happy stories go untold. People are finding inventive ways of thriving and flourishing and giving. The outpouring of generosity of time, energy, and resources is immense. Here are some ways you can participate in the uplifting wave of celebration and fulfillment. Our hope lies in our creativity and spirituality. 

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

    Health Matters: Journaling as a Healthy Outlet for Intense Emotions

    There’s a lot going on in the world right now. Over the past few months, families andcommunities around the globe have experienced abrupt changes, unexpected challenges, and big life transitions....

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

    Money Mattters: Should You Get Help Getting Your Finances Back on Track?

    It can be hard to ask for help when it comes to things like money and personal finances. Money has become a taboo discussion topic, but if more people talk about their finances, it will become...

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    Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys, Self Matters, Life Matters

    Self Matters: The Vital Art of Self-Love

    We often hear the adage that we cannot love others if we do not love ourselves. Emergency instructions on airplanes advise us to put on our oxygen mask before attempting to help someone else, even...

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

    Health Matters: How Gratitude Journaling Can Improve Your Health

    The first gratitude journal I ever owned was bright orange with gold dandelions on the front. I was eager to crack it open and formally begin my gratitude journaling practice. Each morning, I’d...

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

    Money Matters: How Can You Expand Your Financial Potential?

    When it comes to your financial potential, you may be doing yourself more harm than good without even realizing it. Did you know that every negative thought requires at least five positive ones to...

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    Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys, Self Matters, Life Matters

    Self Matters: Hold Onto Your Dream By Loosening Your Grip

    Life is a matter of both/and, and how we approach and survive it depends on our interpretation of our life events. Living in the possibility of our experiences is a challenge for it rides on the...

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

    Health Matters: Hydrate Your Mind & Body for Better Journaling

    Do you drink enough water? If you’re like most people, the answer is probably no. According to the USDA, only about [76 percent] of Americans drink plain water. Most prefer soft drinks, specialty...

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

    Money Matters: How Should You Handle Disagreements About Your Finances?

    Did you notice I purposefully left out a key component of the title? Disagreements with who? You may have guessed partner or spouse, and you would be right, but the reason I left out who you might...

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