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    Health Matters: Journaling for Better Sleep

    Roughly 40% of Americans struggle with insomnia. And if you happen to be one of them, you know that not getting enough restful sleep can take a toll on your health. Worries over finances, job insecurity, and relationship problems are often associated with poor sleep patterns. But long-term shortages can lead to more serious things like depression, higher alcohol consumption, and even accidents.

    Giving your body a chance to fully recover from the daily grind is essential for good health, and sometimes that requires finding creative ways deal with your spinning thoughts before bedtime.

    There are many different sleep aids and medications on the market to treat insomnia, but many of them also have undesirable consequences, such as lightheadedness and constipation. Journaling, on the other hand, is a simple self-care practice that has been shown to promote better sleep, without the unwanted side effects.

    In this article, we’ll explore how journaling can help you get better sleep.

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    Money Matters - How Can You Change Your Financial Habits?

    The toughest part of creating healthy new habits to replace the old habits that are no longer serving us well is allowing ourselves to change. As Mari discusses in 7 Days to Money Mastery, making...

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    Life Matters Blog | Self Matters, Life Matters

    Self-Awareness: Are you having trouble starting or sticking with something?

    I know that I’m not alone in my failure to make a change. After all, there’s a reason that most New Year’s Eve resolutions don’t even last until the end of January. Have you ever set a goal that...

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    Life Matters Blog | Self Matters, Life Matters

    Self Matters: Your Identity: Be Who You Are

    All people are made up of many different selves—offspring, sibling, employee, friend, significant other, pet owner, cousin, neighbor, you get the picture. How you interact with the people in each...

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    Life Matters Blog | Health Matters, Life Matters

    Health Matters: Create a Healthy Lifestyle with Journaling

    Creating a healthy lifestyle requires a clear vision and a clear strategy. Without a clear vision you won’t know where you’re headed, and without a clear strategy you won’t know how to get there.

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    Life Matters Blog | Life Matters, Men Matters

    Men Matters: From Couch Potato To Half Marathon Runner Thanks To Journaling

    This is CreateWriteNow's newest Life Matters Column: Men Matters by Steve Van Vugt who's going to share his Journaling Power Journey and get all the guys in our lives Journaling For The Health Of...

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    Life Matters Blog | Money Matters, Life Matters

    Money Matters - Do You Need a Money Checkup?

    I recently caught myself having a pity party for my lack of funds and realized my attitude was only making the situation worse. It was to the point where I found myself saying things like, “What’s...

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    Life Matters Blog | Self Matters, Life Matters

    Self-Awareness: How Our Bodies Affect Our Choices in a Powerful Way (And How We Can Harness This Power)

    My friend's lack of awareness around her body's choices almost destroyed our relationship - and her life.

    At the beginning of the pandemic, my friend lost her job. The lack of stability fueled her...

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    Life Matters Blog | Self Matters, Life Matters

    Self Matters: Tamp Down Your Judgment, Ramp Up Your Life

    Life requires us to make myriad comparisons, and decisions based on them, every day. Most of these judgments help us live our lives with some modicum of comfort, satisfaction, and autonomy. They...

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