What’s your New Year’s Personality? Plus: Tips for every type

 "Day 1"  or "one day" Resolution Thinking Patterns Well, here we are, January 1st, 2024.   Day 1 of this new year.  You might have guessed that I

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Why having BAD Ideas is actually a really good idea

THE SECRET TO SUCCESS IS A LOT OF BAD IDEAS  Plus: ways to start keeping a journal to practice generating more of themIn the book, Ideaflow, Jeremy Utley says that "every

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Navigating Lifequakes and Transitions Using the Healing Power of Journaling

Life is a journey full of unexpected twists and turns, often leading us into storms we never anticipated. These major life events, which  "Life Is in the Transitions,"

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5 Reasons to Start A Journal

Even if you hate writing or think journaling doesn't work. Your memory sucks. Most of us are trying to keep track of so many ideas. And there are

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How to start a journaling habit: Use this one-word strategy to start your day off right

Learning how to start a journaling habit is easier than you think.With this habit, a notebook isn’t even required and it will take you less than 60 seconds

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Take your next walk with this simple prompt in mind…

The Joy of Order   How creating harmony in your physical environment can help reduce emotional stress In play therapy, there’s an interesting behavior that sometimes confuses new therapists.  Imagine

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How using this simple psychological hack can become your superpower

How using this simple psychological hack can become your superpower The Diderot Effect with habits is a game-changer!I received this super thoughtful message over the weekend.  It said "I

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The Joy of Order: How creating harmony in your physical environment can help reduce emotional stress

The Joy of Order   How creating harmony in your physical environment can help reduce emotional stress In play therapy, there’s an interesting behavior that sometimes confuses new therapists.  Imagine

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How do you measure success? The Benefits of Participation Trophies

How do you measure success?  A case for participation trophies and medalsAre you successful because you are crushing the competition?Or because you are doing something really hard and

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13 Reasons….How to Use Lists in Your Journal (and why it works)

Are you burned out?  Try this unexpected form of self-care It's July.  There are heat waves in a lot of places in the United States.  If you spend

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