Journaling for Health & Wellness

Journal writing can improve your emotional, physical, mental and spiritual health. Learn more about writing for wellness, resilience and personal growth. Journaling can be used for self-care, healing grief, reducing stress, coping with cancer, healing trauma, finding comfort during Covid and more!

How to Feel Hopeful and Inspired in Uncertain Times through Journaling

One of the things I value most about my journal writing practice is that it helps me to cultivate hope and optimism and gratitude in a world that is filled with VUCA.  VUCA is an acronym—first used in 1987—to describe or to reflect on the volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity of general conditions and situations. ... Read More >>

2021-09-02T15:14:31-07:00December 15th, 2018|Journaling for Health & Wellness|

Writing for Emotional Balance: Journaling to Move Beyond Venting by Ruth Folit & Beth Jacobs

Think of how you have you handled some of life's tricky situations: your boss criticizing you in front of others, your spouse making unreasonable demands of you, or your best friend inadvertently not showing up to your birthday party. Wouldn't your life be oh-so-much smoother if in the midst of these events you were able ... Read More >>

2018-06-05T12:15:03-07:00September 13th, 2017|Journaling for Health & Wellness|

Journal Writing for Your Health: Three Rules by Ruth Folit

Did you know that scientists over the last several decades have demonstrated that writing helps your physical health? Different studies have shown that writing can have the following effects on your health: Decrease the heart rate Strengthen the immune system Lower blood pressure Manage stress Enhance breathing Here are three important principles for how to ... Read More >>

2018-06-05T12:28:44-07:00June 1st, 2017|Journaling for Health & Wellness|

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