Category Archives: journaling

Coaching Ourselves In Our Journals

“Self-coaching is what I teach coaches and clients to do. . . . We each have the ability to learn wisdom, and as we learn wisdom, we become our own counselor.” – Martha Beck, as quoted here. We’ve talked in this … Continue reading

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A Tool to Shape A Life

“This pouring thoughts out on paper has relieved me. I feel better and full of confidence and resolution.” – Diet Eman Journaling expert Dawn Herring invited me to write a blog post on life lessons that I’ve gained from journaling. The … Continue reading

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Journaling for Self-Improvement

Whether you’re keeping a journal or writing as a meditation, it’s the same thing. What’s important is you’re having a relationship with your mind. – Natalie Goldberg If you read this blog regularly, you know I talk about my efforts … Continue reading

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Retreating Before Moving Forward

“Women need solitude in order to find again the true essence of themselves.”  ― Anne Morrow Lindbergh The New Year has come and gone. I set my resolutions but felt the need for something more. I remembered a dream where … Continue reading

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Needing to Focus

“Listen for the call of your destiny, and when it comes, release your plans and follow.” ― Mollie Marti The end of summer always makes me feel restless. I ask myself what do I want to do this fall? Some … Continue reading

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Benefiting From a Journal

“We should write because humans are spiritual beings and writing is a powerful form of prayer and meditation, connecting us both to our own insights and to a higher and deeper level of inner guidance.” – Julia Cameron Since the … Continue reading

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Good Times, Bad Times

“I’ve always felt that life is a novel, and part of it is written for you, and part of it is written by you. It’s up to you to write the ending, ultimately. I’ve had some tremendous adventures, good and … Continue reading

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