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    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.

    As a registered dietitian I’ve guided thousands of clients through the process of creating healthier habits, and I know just how challenging it can be to stay committed to your goals.

    After all, no one’s perfect. Sometimes you’ll choose to order a second glass of wine, or skip the gym because you don’t feel like going, or opt for fast food because it’s easier than preparing a meal at home. But all of these micro decisions can lead to costly health consequences if they become a pattern.

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    Health Matters: Journaling Your Weight Loss Journey

    Nearly half of all US adults attempt to lose weight every year, but only a small percentage are successful. The weight loss journey is often long and frustrating, and that’s because there are many...

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    Health Matters: Diabetes Self-Management: How Journaling Can Help

    As a registered dietitian and certified diabetes care & education specialist, I’ve worked with clients for the past 20 years to help them create healthier habits, and I know just how uncomfortable...

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    Health Matters: Food Journaling for Better Health

    Most people know that healthy eating is a basic tenet of good health. If you don’t nourish your body well, it isn’t going to perform well. But when life gets busy, it’s easy to fall off track....

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    Health Matters: Calming Self-Care Strategies for Your Journaling Practice

    I love the stillness of the early morning hours. It’s quiet. It’s unhurried. And it gives me a chance to check in with myself within the pages of my journal before my to-do list commands my full...

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    Health Matters: Journaling for New Beginnings

    A few years ago, I embarked on a solo, cross-country adventure. The trip came on the heels of the end my marriage, at a time when I felt completely directionless and broken. My new beginning...

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    Health Matters: Journaling for a Healthier New Year

    I like to do my annual planning in December each year. In part, it’s because whenever I’ve waited until January, I’ve ended up feeling rushed and behind before the year even gets started. Carving...

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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...

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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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