Archive | June, 2014

Journaling Exercise: What Are You Putting Off?

Tweet  image by johnonolan   Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. – Lao Tzu   Do you procrastinate about things you need to get done? Do you have big dreams, but you […]

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5 Ways to Use Journaling for Stress Management

Tweet  image by eamoncurry   The truth is that stress doesn’t come from your boss, your kids, your spouse, traffic jams, health challenges, or other circumstances. It comes from your thoughts about these circumstances. – Andrew Bernstein   My ten year old niece had to get a MRI done because she was stressed, and kept […]

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5 Ways to Develop a Consistent Journaling Habit

Tweet  image by olivander   I get lots of emails from people with variations of below comments: I used to journal, but just got out of the habit. I want to start a journal, but I don’t have time to write every day. I want to journal, but I just can’t maintain the habit. Does any […]

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What Are You Snobby About? (Yeah You Are)

Tweet  image by megantrace   Snobbery, in simple terms, means thinking you or your beliefs are superior than someone else’s. Before you get on your high horse and tell me what a wonderful, equality-loving human being you are, I can assure you that you are at least a little bit of a snob. Everyone is. […]

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3 Reasons Why You Should Be Open to Saying “I don’t Know”

Tweet  image by wallyg   We live in a society where strong opinions are valued. You meet people who seem to know what they want, and it makes them appear solid. As if they know who they are, where they belong, what their place in the world is. People who have no idea what they […]

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3 Things You Can Do If You Are Afraid of People Reading Your Journals After You Die

Tweet  image by hyku   Last week we had an interesting discussion about what will happen to your journals after you die. There were some understandable fear raised. One was that even though you wouldn’t know any better, because you are dead, you may still not want your loved ones to think less of you. […]

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What Will Happen to Your Journals When You Die?

Tweet  image by olivander   Recently, a Kaizen Reader, Sarah Leonard asked on the Kaizen Journaling Facebook Page (which by the way, you should definitely “like” and participate on, cause you know…it needs you), if I ever wonder about what would happen to my journals when I die. She also went on to say that it […]

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Are You Surviving or Thriving?

Tweet image by achievers My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. – Maya Angelou   Maya Angelou passed away on May 28th, but people are not going to forget her. She left behind a trail of […]

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