Lynda Monk

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How to use journaling to transform your life

I was recently interviewed by author and writing teacher, Sheila Bender, on her show called In Coversation: Discussions on Writing and The Writing Life. We spoke together about the IAJW, as well as how journaling can help you heal and transform your life. I also shared some excerpts from my writing, including from my adoptee ... Read More >>

2019-11-15T12:41:30-08:00November 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

How to Take Your Gratitude Journaling to the Next Level

I was recently listening to an interview with Joan Borysenko, PhD, a respected author, teacher and wellness expert. During this interview, she said..."Gratitude is a fundamental character strength that is most highly related to indexes of well-being including happiness, health, and functioning well in daily life." In short, this emphasizes that gratitude is key to ... Read More >>

2019-10-15T14:29:05-07:00October 15th, 2019|From the Pages of My Journal|

Living Her Passion & Handcrafting Journals to Help Make a Difference – Dawn Beckler

This is a guest blog post from IAJW Member and Life Coach, Vicky DeCoster As a little girl, Dawn Beckler became accustomed to change. While growing up within a military and then missionary family, she lived in many different places that included the Philippines where she spent most of her childhood. While embracing and loving what ... Read More >>

2019-09-04T12:05:39-07:00September 4th, 2019|About Journal Writing|

What is Writing Therapy?

What do you do? Recently, I was sitting beside someone on an airplane (I travel a lot to facilitate workshops, speak at events, etc.) and she asked me, "what do you do?"  I responded, "I am a Writing for Wellness Coach and I teach people how to use writing to improve their health, prevent burnout, ... Read More >>

2019-08-07T09:12:22-07:00August 7th, 2019|About Journal Writing|