Journal Writing Blog

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+00:00 October 15th, 2019|From the Pages of My Journal|

How to Journal – Your Complete Guide to Getting Started with Journaling

Do you want to learn how to journal, but are unsure where to start or what to write about?  Maybe you have heard of creative journaling and are curious about what it is? Perhaps you are a writer and want to journal to deepen your craft? This comprehensive "How to Journal" article will answer ... Read More >>

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+00:00 September 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+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|