personal growth Archive

Journaling Lessons Learned from Teens

Journaling Can Benefit All Ages I had the honor and privilege of speaking into the lives of a few budding teens this month through a series of Journaling Workshops. I have conducted several journaling workshops over the past few years at my local library.  It has given me an opportunity to share the importance of

4 Breakthroughs That Occur When Your Clients Journal

Congratulations! You have built a strong reputation for results! Your clients are spreading the word.  As a result, you are honing your ability to influence substantial change and growth in the lives of the people you touch. We ARE tracking, aren’t we?  Of course we are!   With every new opportunity to impact people’s lives,

Boundaries: Are You Ready To Do The Work?

Anyone that has committed to partnering with me in their quest for personal growth will tell you, “It takes “WORK”!Committing to growth in your life will require two things of you: 1)      Work 2)      Change If these two things are not done, you won’t grow.  It’s as simple as that, and don’t let anyone tell

If You Were Sifted, What Would Remain?

Have you ever sifted anything through a sieve, colander, screen, or filter?  The goal is to separate the wanted from the unwanted, right? The goals is to purify or refine. In YOUR sifting, what will remain?  Do you know what it means to be sifted?   I get so excited when it’s time to prepare meals, especially those that

Hello Fear — Let’s Talk

  Change the Way You Look at “FEAR” “What Did I Learn Today?  I learned how to change the way I look at fear.” As a journal writing Practitioner, I am constantly sharing tips on the many styles of journal writing and how this thought-provoking practice serves as a tool for self-reflection, personal growth and

What Will It Take to STOP Your Insanity?

We know the definition of Insanity, but how do we stop it? First of all, your insanity is the frustration you feel when you allow a situation that you are not happy with to continue. You know, that situation that makes you want to pull out every strand of hair on your head, even if

Who Gets You….Really?

You may be surprised at your response to this question (or maybe not). I played hooky from church this past Sunday.  I don’t normally make a habit of doing this because I believe that making time to honor God by visiting His iconic place of worship, that place which symbolizes the “gathering” that we should do

Yet Another One of Those Defining Moments

My husband and I recently traveled to Birmingham, AL to attend the funeral of his oldest brother’s wife who succumbed to cancer at the tender age of 59.  I had not had the pleasure of meeting this fine woman, but by all accounts witnessed at this homegoing celebration, she was truly a wonderful woman who

What Does Long Suffering Mean to You?

As I partake of my spiritual nourishment this morning in God’s Word through the book of Ezra, the Holy Spirit is reminding me of long-suffering.  Then, oh goodness, I felt a blog post coming on. What does Long Suffering mean to you?  There have been many examples of long suffering throughout the Bible– long periods

Join Us as We Uncover The Secret Benefits of Journal Writing

TAKE A PROACTIVE APPROACH TO LIFE’S JOURNEY THROUGH THE PRACTICE OF PERSONAL JOURNAL WRITING THE ART OF JOURNALING – 6-Week Virtual JOURNALING WORKSHOP Writing in a personal journal can be a powerful tool for sorting out thoughts, feelings, coping with daily challenges and unlocking your “authentic self” As we discover the many facets of Journaling,