How Sharing Your Stories Regularly Can Help Others

Sharing your stories regularly can help others in many ways. It can provide them with insight, inspiration, and hope. When you share your stories, you allow others to see the world through your eyes. Sharing enables others to learn from your experiences and apply them to their own lives. Your stories can also help others feel connected to you. When you open up about your life, you bond with the listener. They feel like they know you better and can deeply relate to you. Sharing your stories also boosts your self-confidence. Sharing your successes and challenges with others reminds you that you are not alone. You also build your self-esteem by showing others that you are brave and strong enough to share your stories. There…

How Past Experiences Affect Your Present Life

We all have past experiences that have shaped our lives in some way. Some of these experiences may have been positive and helped you grow and develop in healthy ways. Others may have been more on the negative side of things and left you feeling scarred or damaged. The thing about your past experiences is that they can still impact your present-day lives. For example, a traumatic event such as a car accident or the death of a loved one can leave you feeling anxious or depressed. Or, a positive experience such as falling in love or achieving an important goal can give you confidence and hope. You can choose how your past experiences shape your current life. For example, you may decide to focus…

What Style of Journaling Works for You

There are different styles to journal, and it can be tough to decide which style of journaling works for you. As you read this post, think about the ideas and options and see which one you want to start exploring. You can also change it up if the chosen style doesn’t work for you. What is your purpose for journaling? Do you want to document your life experiences, track your goals and progress, or vent your thoughts and feelings? If you want to document your life, then a memoir-style journal may be the way to go. Here you are recording events and your thoughts and feelings about them as they happen. You can use this memoir style to remember specific details about a particular event…

5 Things That Will Sabotage Your Journaling Experience Every Time

Any new thing that you try has its challenges and even in your writing practice, you can sabotage your journaling experience before you even start. Over the years, journaling has changed and evolved into a powerful tool for self-reflection, productivity, and creative expression. There are so many different methods you can use to create a journal that perfectly fits your personality and lifestyle, that it would seem impossible to have doubts or misconceptions. However, it’s common to get off track and make mistakes even with so many different journaling paths at your fingertips. Here are 5 things that will sabotage your journaling experience every time Aiming for Perfection: One of the biggest challenges that can ruin your journaling experience before it even begins is aiming…

Writer’s Block: 5 Powerful Journaling Prompts to help Uncover the inner writer inside you

Starting the habit of journaling can seem a bit overwhelming and maybe even intimidating and have you facing writer’s block, especially if writing has never been your jam. You may think you’re not a writer when in reality you’ve simply never had the tools to draw out the thoughts, feelings, and emotions bubbling up inside you. Writing prompts are a great way to get out of your own head, tap into your creativity and turn even the most average writer into someone who can string words together beautifully. Here are 5 powerful journaling prompts that can help you overcome writer’s block My perfect day looks like:  When you first start writing, you want to make it easy, letting the words just flow without too much…

5 Journal Ideas that will have you doing more and worrying less

I don’t know about you, but it can be really overwhelming trying to manage all your work and family obligations, not to mention a to-do list that always seems to be a mile long. It’s stepping into the hamster wheel, running fast to get nowhere, and leaving you filled with frustration. This is where journaling can help bring a little calm to the chaos, restore a sense of order to your life, AND make you more productive and focused in the process. You simply need to know what elements to include in your journal that will help to get you there on an accelerated path. Here are 5 journal ideas that will boost your productivity and put you on the fast track to success. Goals:…

4 Powerful Benefits of Keeping a Daily Journal

Do you give yourself time to reflect on life and the thoughts and feelings that go along with it? A daily journal can be a safe haven, a place where you can gain clarity and control of your daily emotions instead of letting them rule your life. Your mental health is an important part of managing your overall health. Once you create the space for journaling to become a habit, it can have a profound effect on your mental health. 4 Powerful Benefits of Keeping a Daily Journal Sleep Better: Getting a more restful night’s sleep is just one way that journaling can benefit your mental health. It’s common to carry a load of worry and stress to bed without even realizing you’re doing it….

Not Your Mother’s Diary: Styles to Consider For Your First Journal

There isn’t a one size fits all solution when it comes to journaling. We’re also not talking about your mother’s diary which may be just writing down your thoughts because journaling is so much more than that. Journaling can be an outlet that allows you to express your creativity, get organized, increase your productivity and discover who and what you really want through self-reflection. Creative styles to consider when choosing your first journal Written Journaling: The most common style you may think of is this one and this style can include everything from daily to-dos, grocery lists, and meal planning to a place where your biggest goals and innermost thoughts reside. A written journal is a place where you can kickstart your creativity in the…

From Blank Pages to Big Life Changes

Have you ever thought about how you can go from blank pages to big life changes in your through the art of journaling? Remember when you were younger, when you spend countless hours on writing in your diary during those awkward middle school days? Since those days, journaling has evolved and changed into something a bit more – it’s become a tool for helping you organize your life, prioritize and set goals, reflect on and remember the past as well as envision the future of your dreams. And no matter what your personality or creative style looks like, you can make journaling work for you – it’s not a one size fits all kind of habit. There are many different styles and elements of journaling,…

What’s the worst-case scenario for you?

I love setting goals and working towards them little but little. What I don’t love is that my mind will think of the worst-case scenario which can at times paralyze me to get things done, especially when it comes to my business goals. Prompt What’s the worst thing that could happen if I moved forward in my business? Reflections, Thoughts, and Feelings when it comes to the worst-case scenario The worst thing that could happen is that I lose more negative people in my life. I know, I know, you’re probably reading this and you’re like “how is this a bad thing”. It’s not really. But we are drawn to the drama of other people’s misery. I am more aware of this now and in…