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Worry Too Much? How My Experience with Journaling Really Helped

By Pam Lamp January 13, 2022

As he leaned against the door of a New York City subway train, my adult son fainted. Like a giant redwood tree, he toppled over, his head crashing against the edge of a hard plastic seat. Out cold, he lay on the filthy floor, blood gushing from his eye…

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Intuitive Journaling – Finding Your Own Wisdom

By Fran Braga Meininger October 22, 2021

Curled up in my cozy nest with only the glow of the screen illuminating the world before dawn, I write, I read, I understand. The words flow from my fingertips and my mind grasps what was previously unknown. Mornings are for writing…

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The Best Part of Journaling: Bearing Witness to Your Life

By Elena Karplus August 04, 2021

It was my father who encouraged me to “write about it” when he gave me that first pink and turquoise diary when I was 10 years old. You know the kind, the ones with a little lock and key that hold a young girl’s many secrets. Diaries were simpler then…

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What’s the Real Deal with Reflection Journaling?

By Leslie Moon February 28, 2021

Ever since I was a young girl, I’ve journaled. At eight and nine years old, it was a pretty pink diary with a lock and key that I would fill with my thoughts and poems and then replace with a new diary when it became full…

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January Is National Journaling Month

By Diana Raab December 30, 2020

I’ve been journaling since the age of 10, when my mother gave me a journal to help me cope with the death of my grandmother, who’d been my caretaker. Little did I realize that my mother’s seemingly simple gesture would set the stage…

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How to Practice Gratitude Journaling and Transform Your Life After 60

By Diana Raab November 06, 2019

Many senior women tend to feel a little sad at this time of year as the holidays approach. They might feel disconnected or far from their families, either because of location or because loved ones have passed away…

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The New Benefits of Journaling: 7 Ways Diaries and Journals Have Grown Up and Gone Digital

By Judi Jacobs August 07, 2018

While you might equate journaling to a high school summer assignment, there have been studies that show multiple benefits beyond improved writing skills. Research indicates that daily journaling promotes stress relief, managing anxiety, increased productivity and more. Read More

Habit Change: You Most Certainly CAN Teach an Old Dog New Tricks!

By Leslie Moon January 06, 2022

Many of us after 50 and 60 are continuing to look to make changes in our lives. We might want to do the thing we always wanted to do but never got around to. Maybe we want to retire and spend more time with grandchildren or traveling…

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9 Ideas for Managing Dark Days

By Debbie Hensleigh January 01, 2022

Now that the holidays are over, there is no getting around the fact that there is still a long winter to get through. Even in a pandemic, planning for holidays was a distraction from the fact that we are mostly still stuck at home, missing close contact with family…

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Top 4 New Year’s Resolutions for Emotional Eaters over 60 in 2022

By Cassie Christopher December 28, 2021

You know how you create a New Year’s resolution to eat better but then as the year goes on, the stress eating picks up and you can’t resist the siren call of sweets? There is a good reason this happens to you, and it has nothing to do with willpower…

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