Category Archives: Journaling

Journaling A Past Time, A Legacy, A way to stay Sane!

Journals, blank books, are one of my favorite things to get as a gift, to buy at the store, and to give to a fellow journal writer. They have so many different journals to choose from now.  There are leather … Continue reading

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Memories and Echoes

I have thought of my parents a lot this summer.  On days when it is really hot I still have to stop myself from calling to check and see if everything is okay, if the air conditioners are running and … Continue reading

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Journaling for Fun and Sanity

I have written about journaling before and how I use it to help me.  About a month or so ago I got out of the habit.  I was talking to a friend a lot via email and texting and just kind … Continue reading

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Feeling a bit Dark

Every now and then I feel a little “dark.”  I can’t claim it’s something caused by grief as it’s something that I have felt now and then all of my life.  In these moods I tend to turn up Evanescense … Continue reading

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Be Present!

“Be present in this moment.  Live your life, every little part of it in the present moment and only in the present.  All we have is the present, the past is behind us and fading fast, the future is not set, live life … Continue reading

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Keep it Moving!!

When you are stuck and can’t figure out what to write, then journal, or grab a notebook and write anything that pops into your head for at least three pages.  Brain dump on the paper until your mind clears and … Continue reading

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Comfort Zones and Anxiety Attacks

I have had so many major life changes these last few years if I were to list them I would need an Excel spreadsheet.  In fact, I did list them out for a counselor about two years ago and she … Continue reading

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Sliding Goals, Vision Boards, and Keeping Focus

Well, that didn’t work.  Entering into the new year meant that I reinstalled some good habits to help reach my goals, said goodbye to some old habits that weren’t really serving me well anymore, and replaced those old and bad … Continue reading

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In Defense of Journaling

I love journaling.  Journaling is a great way to work out problems, get a better look at things, track progress, relieve stress and remember events.   A journal is a wonderful thing to give your child later in life.  Not just … Continue reading

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Journals and Creativity

I used to want a diary so bad when I was growing up, the kind with a little lock and a key.  My mom finally bought me one, but it proved to be a mistake.  She would sneak in and … Continue reading

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