Journaling 2018-08-13T18:00:50+00:00

My essential journaling resources:

There’s a very specific kind of relief that comes from getting the proverbial it off your chest. Sometimes talking it out does the trick, other times it’s a good workout or singing your favorite song at the top of your lungs in the car.  There is a practice, though, that will offer you the opportunity to let it out while you serve as your own sounding board.

Journaling.

The power of putting pen to paper is storied; and the how-to is simple: write it down.

The most effective journaling is a mirror, a release valve, and a vision board. It’s a medium without judgment because the only audience for your journal will be you.  It has been my experience that through journaling, I have become one of my own best teachers and confidantes.

When journaling, an important thing to remember is that there are no points for style or grammar. You’ve already succeeded by picking up the pen, everything that you put on paper will serve you- without exception.

Journaling Practice

To participate, get a journal or notebook, and find a comfortable, welcoming writing spot that makes you feel at ease and offers you privacy. Each day, sit with your journal and do a body scan. Notice what parts of your experience bring you information. Is it the physical, emotional, mental or spiritual element that talks to you today? Give voice to sensations, feelings, and physical discomfort … read more

The Power of Journaling

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Spring Equinox Journaling Practice

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3 Easy Ways to Celebrate, Renew, and Cleanse for Spring

Following nature’s way is always a good practice, especially this time of year when Mother Nature’s instructions are so clear and concise. The winter months are a time of rest, inward reflection, and … read more

5 of My Favorite Healing Practices

Life can feel very scary when fear overshadows us. Fear is our ego, and when left unattended wreaks havoc on our lives. We may be able to dodge life’s intensity when there are no glaring challenges, but when crisis appears, our reflective practices become our … read more

My Journey as a Writer

I have written as long as I could write, journaling daily for most of my life. I was drawn to writing as my best friend and confidante in the most fragile times of my life. When life shook me up, I knew somehow that … read more

Writer, Becoming an Author

This has been the most invigorating process, finally working on a long, deeply personal dream of mine. I have been a lifelong diary writer, and it has been an exciting challenge to make the leap to writing as a non-fiction author for … read more