Diana Raab, PhD, is memoirist, blogger, speaker, and award-winning author of 10 books, and numerous articles. She often writes and speaks on writing for healing and transformation. Her latest books are Writing for Bliss: A Seven-Step Program for Telling Your Story and Transforming Your Life and Writing for Bliss: A Companion Journal. Explore her books and Conversation Cards for Meaningful Storytelling.

Latest Posts By Diana Raab

2 weeks ago

The Joy of the Thanksgiving Stories

Ever since my childhood, Thanksgiving has been my favorite holiday. It was a time for us all to come together to share stories and connect. I recall my mother spending several weeks preparing for the festivities…

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3 weeks ago

How to Practice Gratitude Journaling and Transform Your Life After 60

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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1 month ago

How to Find Your Writer’s Voice After 6 Decades of Living Abundantly

We’re all storytellers. Was there a time years ago when you did a lot of writing or dreamed about being a writer? Perhaps people have told you that you should write a book. Maybe you want to share a family story or secret…

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2 months ago

A Writer’s Musings on National Book Month

October is National Book Month and a time to focus on reading and the joy of books. It’s also a time to honor and bless our country’s favorite books and writers. As a writer myself, I’m thrilled to have this month to celebrate, and I hope that readers…

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3 months ago

Honoring My Loved Ones in September, National Suicide Prevention Month

Each year in September, I honor those who have died by suicide. Unfortunately, in my six decades of living, I have to report that I now know seven individuals who have taken their lives. They’re unrelated to each other, but all tragic…

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3 months ago

7 Techniques for Fostering Self-Awareness in Your 60s

From an early age, I often spent time jotting down feelings, musings, and motivations about myself and others. Being self-aware was my way to feel more empowered in a household that was often chaotic. Writing helped me make sense…

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4 months ago

The Joy of Letter Writing: Reviving a Habit Long Lost

Do you remember how years before the advent of the Internet we used to write old-fashioned letters to one another that we stamped and mailed? Maybe we even got creative and sealed the letter with special sealing wax…

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4 months ago

Using Poetry as a Memory Keeper

For as long as I can remember, I have been writing poetry. As a little girl, I adored books with poems in them and particularly loved rhyming poetry. As a teenager, I wrote love letters to my boyfriends and often ended them with…

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5 months ago

How Special Moments Can Be Life-Changing

June is often thought of as the beginning of summer. For some reason, I’ve always used the beginning of new seasons as a time for reflection. As a child, June marked for me the end of school and the start of summer fun, whether it was summer…

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8 months ago

Discover the Courage to Write Poetry

Poetry is the voice of the soul, and poets help us see a slice of the world in a way we might not have previously observed. Poets highlight details to cast light on feelings, images, or events. Poetry helps offer insight into both the human psyche…

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