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What’s the Real Deal with Reflection Journaling?

By  •  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  •  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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The Best Part of Journaling: Bearing Witness to Your Life

By  •  August 5, 2020

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…
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Worry Too Much? How My Experience with Journaling Really Helped

By  •  January 29, 2020

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…
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How to Practice Gratitude Journaling and Transform Your Life After 60

By  •  November 6, 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  •  August 7, 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

Why It Is Imperative to Have a Bucket List After 50

By  •  May 11, 2021

So many of the women I talk to each day through my blog at Life Balance After 50 know that they want to continue to be active and busy and doing all of the things on what we are calling “the right side of 50.” They may be looking to stop or cut back…
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Caregiver Stress Prevention Guide

By  •  May 3, 2021

Caregiving for a family or loved one can be an extremely stressful experience for the caregiver. This stress can have a devastating impact on the caregiver’s physical and mental health …
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How to Rock the Transition to Your Next Best Life in Retirement

By  •  April 15, 2021

Some things in life are easier not to think about, like death, taxes or facing a major transition such as retirement. Fortunately, my son, a financial advisor and business owner, had one of those “Mom, let’s sit down and talk about your finances” discussions…
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The Tiny Little Habit Changes That Can Affect Your Entire Routine

By  •  April 7, 2021

Charles Duhigg, in his book, The Power of Habit,describes a subset of habits that he refers to as Keystone Habits. These are habits that, when incorporated into our daily routine, have a domino effect on most if not all other areas of our lives…
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