I came across a really intriguing new type of journaling recently; art journaling. I love words and I could chat and write all day long! But, speaking to friends and family about their lives and difficulties, it came to me that it is not so easy for everybody to express what they are feeling using… Read More The Creative Type? Unleash Your Inner Artist with an Art Journal
So many of us have a complicated relationship with the food we eat. Body-image issues are incredibly common and many of us have been on the diet merry-go-round for much of our lives. Even if we are happy with our bodies, what we eat often seems to be tied in with our emotions. I would… Read More Are You An Emotional Eater?
Mindfulness is big news right now. But what exactly is it? How can it help us and how can we use it as part of the journaling process? Well, mindfulness as a concept actually fits in really well with journaling as it is about stopping, being present in the moment and taking time to allow… Read More Meditation, Mindfulness & Journaling
Anxiety is so common in the hectic, pressurized world we live in today. I don’t know about you, but I find that any time I open up about my struggles with anxiety to a friend or colleague, they will tell me a story about their own struggles with anxiety, whether they are related to their… Read More Could Journaling Help Me with My Anxiety?
While you are busy creating goals for yourself, there is one thing you need to remember – habits are more important than goals. Why? Because it is hard to complete tasks required to achieve a goal if you have not formed a good habit first. You need habits to gain focus and momentum, improve your… Read More Why Do You Need to Create New Habits?
I didn’t have acne or skin issues when I was a teen. I didn’t have skin issues during pregnancy either. So, the last few months of looking at myself in the mirror have been a tough visual pill to swallow at 44 years old. I’m sure it’s my hormones causing my perimenopause skin issues. … Read More Perimenopause Skin Issues
Do you know what estrogen is? Not every woman knows what estrogen is and the role that it plays in her life. Estrogen is the hormone that ebbs and flows depending on a woman’s stage of life. It rises as a result of puberty but falls when it reaches the beginning stages of menopause.… Read More Why Balanced Estrogen Levels Are Important For Women
Over the last few years, I’ve experienced extreme fatigue. It’s the kind of tired that causes me to lay down in the middle of whatever I’m doing and practically pass out. It doesn’t matter how much I want to finish what I’m doing. It doesn’t matter where I’m at or if I’m sitting or driving or… Read More Why Am I So Tired? Hormone Imbalance And Extreme Fatigue
Everything seems to happen early to the women in our family. We start our menstrual cycles early and it appears that our menopause comes earlier than average too. However, now days, it seems to be confusing to figure out if you are really having Perimenopause symptoms or just other health issues. As you get older,… Read More Am I Having Perimenopause Symptoms?
When I started with my bullet journal, I bought a cheap dot grid notebook and a frixion erasable pen. That’s still what I use. I’ve added things along the way, but those two things are still the basis of what I use daily. The bullet journal is a completely customizable system for organizing your daily… Read More Basic Bullet Journal Supplies + More