Journal Writing Blog

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|

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 >>

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