Life Matters Blog | Self Matters, Life Matters, Self-Love Matters

    Self-Love Matters: The Wiley World of Self-Sabotage

    Self-sabotage can derail your most prized endeavors and set you up for devastating, life-altering failure, damaged or destroyed relationships, a decimated reputation, and contribute to low self-esteem, depression, and anxiety. Missed opportunities are the most common result. Just as stressful is the disappointment you may feel about a letdown of yourself and others. And, of course, the critical comments of others contribute to your discomfort and disillusionment. To overcome self-sabotage can feel ominous, like an insurmountable rockface. These patterns are breakable with practices you can use anytime with any task or project.

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    Life Matters Blog | Health Matters, Life Matters

    Health Matters: Whole Health Journaling Challenge Review

    I've journaled off and on for several years now, mostly at random times. As much as I've tried to make journaling a regular practice, it's more something that I lean on when I need to work things out...

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    Life Matters Blog | Health Matters, Life Matters

    Health Matters: Journaling for Whole Health

    When you hear the words “whole health” what comes to mind? Healthy food? Physical fitness? Getting enough sleep?

    Whole health is just one of many terms used to describe your overall health and...

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    Life Matters Blog | Money Matters, Life Matters, Prosperity Matters

    Prosperity Matters: Is Prosperity Your Birthright?

    The concept of prosperity is a fairly new idea, yet people have been studying it for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. They may have labeled it something other than prosperity, but people have...

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    Life Matters Blog | Life Matters, Spiritual Matters

    Spiritual Matters: Liminal Space

    About thirteen years ago, I left a long-standing career, giving two months’ notice, to be more available at home and to find something that newly made my heart sing. In the beginning, I didn’t know...

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    Life Matters Blog | Self Matters, Life Matters, Self-Love Matters

    Self-Love Matters: Let Humility Lessen Your Humiliation

    Someone tells you to hold your ego in check and show a little humility. You translate the message into one of bowing your head shame. But is humility a demonstration of shame? Does it really require...

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    Self-Love Matters: Three Weapons to Defend Your Journaling Habit

     

    I felt so accomplished; after years of half-hearted attempts, I had finally started a consistent journaling habit. For months every morning, the notebook and pen found their way into my hand, and I...

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    Life Matters Blog | Health Matters, Life Matters

    Health Matters: Journaling for When You’re Worried About Your Health

    “You’re going to need a biopsy.”

    I hadn’t expected to hear those words. My head felt heavy as I tried to process the weight of what the radiologist had just said to me.

    It was just supposed to be a...

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    Life Matters Blog | Life Matters, Spiritual Matters

    Spiritual Matters: The Most Important Question

    So far, in this Spiritual Matters Column, I have written about a variety of ways to journal to help us grow spiritually; that is, to grow into the most loving person, to ourselves, and everyone and...

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