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Journal Writing

Do you like to journal? Does it remove stress from your life and provide a nice way to keep track of your life and thoughts?

1 month ago

What’s the Real Deal with Reflection Journaling?

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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2 months ago

Dreaming of Your Next Big Trip? Get Ready with a Travel Journal

As we ease out of winter – at last! – I’m dreaming of travel. Maybe you are too? Whether far away or close to home, we can add to the experience by keeping a travel journal. Even if you never read it again, writing while far from home can help us more deeply…

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4 months ago

Keeping a Makeup Journal – What Can You Learn That You Didn’t Know?

We don’t usually associate keeping a journal with our beauty products. Neither skin care or makeup. I have certainly never done so, but in review, it seems to be a good idea. No more buying something that gives you a rash…

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4 months ago

7 Best Travel Journals for Women Over 50

Whether you’re setting out on a solo trip, planning a romantic getaway with your partner, or going on unforgettable adventures with friends, one thing is for sure: capturing these moments is essential. That’s where travel journals come into play…

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6 months ago

Why Keeping an Eating Journal Is Key for Permanent Weight Loss

Do you keep a record of what you eat? Why would anyone want to bother to keep an eating journal each day? If you want to keep your weight down but still enjoy the foods you love and stay off the diet hamster wheel…

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6 months ago

Private Life: Should Your Kids Read Your Journals When You’re Gone?

My friend’s mother died after a sudden stroke, and among her belongings he and his siblings discovered volumes of journals, going back 40 years. They started reading through these family artifacts and learned a lot…

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6 months ago

My Healing Journey from Survivor to Thriver

In 2001, when I was diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), an early form of breast cancer, everything was going well in my life. I was 47 years old and had three wonderful children, ages 12, 16, and 18. Happily married, my husband…

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8 months ago

Do You Journal? 7 Reasons Why You Should!

I’ve been journaling since I was a grumpy teenager. It all started when I received a Christmas present of a 5-Year Diary. I was underwhelmed until I noticed that it had a lock with a little golden key. That lock inspired me to start writing…

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8 months ago

Are We Shaped by Our Childhoods?

More and more research is coming forth about how the events of our childhoods affect our adult passions and mold who we become. Some believe that childhood sets the stage for the trajectory of our lives. This has definitely been true for me…

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1 year ago

How to Journal a New Love Story for Yourself After 60

When was the last time you journaled with the intent of loving more of yourself? There are many different reasons and ways to journal. But what about journaling a new love story for yourself after 60?

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