Category Archives: Self Help

Life patterns

Many times participants in my classes & workshops ask me if they should keep what they journal or if they can just throw it away, especially if it’s highly sensitive or private. No matter how sensitive, I always, always, encourage … Continue reading

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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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Journaling prompts that could be essential

Today I ran across the following article in the Huffington Post Healthy Living section. It’s derived from Martha Beck’s latest book, The Martha Beck Collection: Essays for Creating Your Right Life, Volume One. So many of us ask ourselves the questions brought … Continue reading

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An Inner Sense of Safety

A couple of weeks ago in a Journal to the Self® course I was facilitating for the wonderful non-profit organization Nisa Support, the subject of “Safe” came up. The essential importance of feeling safe, having an inner sense of safety, and how many aspects of Self and life are profoundly affected by having it or not having it…. Continue reading

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Food Journaling

Food. Glorious food. Something I struggle with, and have all of my life. Most people who carry a total body weight that is not optimal for their wellness think of their ‘weight’ as the problem. It’s not the weight, it’s … 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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