Lynda Monk

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So far Lynda Monk has created 58 blog entries.

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+00:00 August 7th, 2019|About Journal Writing|

Pen in Hand by Denise Simmons

Why I write, is to be with you Listening deeply, in true Why I write, connecting heart Loving presence, self-care part Why I write, unravelling from within Tangled threads, fibres unpinned Why I write, just to walk in hand With self, through inner land Why I write, to hear my soul Divine whispers immensely whole ... Read More >>

2019-07-14T15:44:43+00:00 July 14th, 2019|Creative Journaling|

The Experience of a Journal Writing Group by Jess Chua

The Experience of a Journal Writing Group Journaling is something I’ve done since I was a young teenager. It was only in mid-2019, however, that I started searching online rather intentionally for a like-minded community to join. As some of my interests (like niche socio-politics) fall within a highly charged territory, I instinctively gravitated towards ... Read More >>

2019-06-27T06:32:22+00:00 June 26th, 2019|About Journal Writing|

Autonomous Heart: A Journal Entry by Tim Sullivan

Tim Sullivan was recently featured in our IAJW Spotlight Interview.  He shared how he engages a specific inquiry process and then engages with journal writing to explore new insights and awareness. Tim says: Frequently, when I journal about a session, as I recall the experience I can re-enter the states as experienced and new realizations ... Read More >>

2019-06-12T17:48:09+00:00 June 12th, 2019|From the Pages of My Journal|

A Journal Exercise Using the Steppingstones of Our Lives by Merle R. Saferstein

In Ira Progroff’s book, At a Journal Workshop, he introduces steppingstones, which are landmark events in one’s lifetime. They are milestones or pivotal moments—those events which come to mind when we reflect on the journey our life has taken from birth until the present. If you were to close your eyes and imagine you were ... Read More >>

2019-05-21T14:17:38+00:00 May 21st, 2019|Journal Writing Prompts|

Words by Denise Simmons

Words Words created, used, shaped into form Expressions born Single, duo, trioʼs and more Language shopping store Fantasy of words, spoken, written, Sometimes signed Created master pieces, words, riddles, rhymes, Letters, even musical chimes Shaping lives, history, love and glory Expressions of real human stories Seeing in heart how words create beautiful Mosaic ART Leaving ... Read More >>

2019-05-15T14:24:25+00:00 May 15th, 2019|Creative Journaling|