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How Journaling at 60 Can Help You Heal from the Grief of Estrangement with Your Adult Child

By Marie Morin July 22, 2022

Estrangement from an adult child is an emotional and/or physical distance that is emotionally troublesome for all involved. The complicated nature of the process and elements of estrangement are as varied as the individual stories…

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The Best Part of Journaling: Bearing Witness to Your Life

By Elena Karplus April 14, 2022

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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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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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

I Want to Find My Passion After 50, But…

By Leslie Moon August 18, 2022

In my work with women who are looking to redefine in some way on this side of 50, time (or lack thereof) is seemingly the number one barrier standing in their way. But, as we dig further, in most cases, time is not the real issue…

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Finding Your Way After Losing a Spouse

By Yvonne Broady August 03, 2022

I had several milestone events that occurred during my husband’s bout with Stage IV cancer. I turned 60 the December before he died. Many friends came together and surprised me with a beautiful party, but I missed not having my husband there…

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