FROM BLOCKS TO BREAKTHROUGHS was created by Lynda Monk, MSW, RSW, CPCC. She is the Director of the International Association for Journal Writing. As a Registered Social Worker and Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, Lynda has a passion for and specialty in the transformational and healing power of journaling. She helps people enrich their lives and reach their goals, in part, through deepening self-awareness through guided journal writing.
Lynda is the co-editor or co-author of four books on journaling, including Transformational Journaling for Coaches, Counsellors and Clients: A Complete Guide to the Benefits of Personal Writing (2021) and The Great Book of Journaling: 2022). She is co-editor of The Coaches Guide to Completing Creative Work: Top Tips for Working with Procrastination, Perfectionism and More (2023).
Lynda was the Co-Leader of the Life Vision & Enhancement Community of Practice with the International Coach Federation (ICF) 2017-2020. She lives with her family on Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada.