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

    Self-Love Matters: Are You a Codependent?

    Do you find yourself in a perpetual state of rescuing others, saving them from one disaster after another? Or the other people in your life belittle you rather than offer support when you need comforting or gentle advice. Do your relationships lack reciprocation? Friends and family friends enlist your kindness, but do not return the favor. Helping others is one of life’s great rewards. However, when others treat your generosity as a never-ending source, codependency can enter the relationship. Codependency is a sneaky, insidious state of mind that keeps you chasing the love and affection or waiting for others to make major life decisions—partners, spouses, children, parents—virtually everyone with whom you interact. So, let us unpack codependency.

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    Life Matters Blog | Health Matters, Life Matters

    Health Matters: Halting the Hustle Through Journaling

    From side hustles to double-booked calendars, busyness has become the norm for many. While being passionate and committed to a goal can certainly provide a sense of meaning and purpose, it can also...

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

    Self-Love Matters: 6 Surprising Tips to Start (and Actually Stick) with A Journaling Habit

    My apartment used to be littered with empty notebooks with a first page that read, “I’m excited to start journaling again!” And then, after a few scribbled pages, nothing. I couldn’t seem to stick...

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    Life Matters Blog | Life Matters, Spiritual Matters

    Spiritual Matters: Grateful for Gratitude

    If you use your journal like I do, you use it for everything, scribbling down various thoughts, desires, heartaches, happenings, and everything in between, including action items and gratitude lists....

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    Life Matters Blog | Money Matters, Life Matters, Prosperity Matters, Financial Freedom Matters

    Financial Freedom Matters: Are You Afraid to Make More Money?

    Did you know there’s a name for fear of wealth? According to Psych Times, it’s plutophobia. This fear of wealth can prevent you from reaching your financial goals without you even realizing it. Like...

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    Life Matters Blog | Life Matters, Men Matters

    Men Matters: The Benefits of Journaling and Why It Matters

    There's a certain stigma around the idea of men writing in journals. Society tells us that it's a woman's thing and that men should be tough and never show their emotions. I'm here to tell you why...

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

    Self-Love Matters: The Journey of Self-Love

    An old adage says that you cannot love others if you do not love yourself. At the same time, you are bombarded with messages that measure everyone against some ideal whether it is weight loss, a new...

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    Life Matters Blog | Life Matters, Men Matters

    Men Matters: My Journaling Story (Mason Lanier)

    This is the first monthly Men Matters column by Mason Lanier which will provide a man’s experience with Journaling For The Health Of It®️

     

    How I got into journaling

    In 2016, I read a book called...

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    Life Matters Blog | Health Matters, Life Matters

    Health Matters: The Latest Health Benefits of Journaling

    Journaling has been widely recognized as a therapeutic form of self-expression, and many health benefits have been tied to the practice. As researchers and psychologists continue to study expressive...

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