It’s 2019, so you probably think that human trafficking isn’t still a “thing”, right? Well, think again, honey. The local TV show I worked with produced several shows about the topic and how prolific the problem is here in the mid-western US. The United States of America. In the heart of the Bible Belt. “Human… Read More How Journals Help Those Human Trafficked- A Review
Being grateful for what we have in life is certainly not always an easy task. We know deep down that we are all lucky in some way. We may be grateful for our kids or that we are not living in poverty. What we find hard though, is bringing that gratitude into our daily lives.… Read More Become Gracious & Grateful with a Gratitude Journal
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?