Category Archives: Creative Writing

The Health Benefits of Journaling

There are so, so, so many benefits to journaling that there really isn’t a reason not to journal (but we all find excuses not to, sometimes even me!) BUT, one of the most compelling reasons to journal is now become the … Continue reading

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Moments of Profound Insight…

“Virginia Woolf said that the moments of profound insight that come from writing about our soulful, thoughtful examination of our psychic wounds should be called ‘shocks’. For they force us into an awareness about ourselves and our relationship to others … Continue reading

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Loss of soulmate inspires journal writing and leads to a book

The best way to start and to write a journal, for maximum health and wellness benefits, is to write with the absolute intention that: NO ONE will ever read what you write. Journaling with this unwavering intent frees you to release your truth … Continue reading

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Announcing The Jianya Weekend Retreat – Relax. Renew. Be inspired.

Hi everyone! I’m sooooo excited to announce the first annual Jianya Weekend Retreat, taking place September 21, 22, 23!! I’ve partnered with celebrated artist, Anna Kornycheva to create this truly unique & illuminating weekend of Holistc Journaling and Intuitive Painting –  which … Continue reading

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How Expressive Writing Helps Cancer Patients Cope

If you are interested in taking or arranging Journal Writing classes or workshops for cancer patients & their loved ones in the Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, or U.S. North Eastern areas – given by a certified Journal Writing instructor, please contact … Continue reading

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How of Happiness Springboards

The book How of Happiness by Sonja Lyubomirsky Ph.D is chock full of strategies (backed by scientific research) that you can use to increase your happiness, including these 12 activities–which could make amazing journaling springboards (or writing prompts)… 1. Express … Continue reading

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Today’s writing prompt – who do you need to forgive?

Forgiveness: 5 Reasons Why You Should Let Go of Resentments From: http://www.purposefairy.com/ Also visit: http://www.wholelisticjournaling.comfor Journal to the Self Courses – new courses starting next week! “Forgiveness is the most powerful thing that you can do for your physiology and your … Continue reading

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