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    Health Matters: Why Journaling Should Be Part of Your Morning Routine

    I love the stillness of the early morning. It’s quiet. It’s unhurried. And it gives me space to ease into my day.

    Each morning, I pour myself a strong cup of coffee and spend about an hour in my journal. First, I do a brain dump to release any nonsense that’s swirling in my head. Then, I jot down at least three things I’m grateful for to help shift my attention toward what’s going well in my life. And finally, I move on to writing about what I want to accomplish over the course of the day.

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    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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    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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    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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    Health Matters: How to Create a Symptom Journal

    Have you ever left a doctor’s appointment feeling like you didn’t get the answers you were hoping for? Medical conditions can be tricky to diagnose, and often require multiple visits and a series of...

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    Health Matters: Designing a Resilient Life

    It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by everything happening in the world right now. With each scroll or click, you’re likely to find stories of struggle and heartache—from the COVID-19 pandemic, to the...

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    Health Matters: Journaling as Self-Care

    This is the inaugural edition of Stacy Fisher's Health Matters column.

    Please comment below with your ideas for future columns.

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