Buy it, or just describe it?

Souvenir.  The impulse to buy something to remember an experience. Or the impulse to buy something because in the moment, that keychain, purse or rock, seems like an excellent idea. Or the impulse to buy what everyone else is buying. Or impulse triggered by abundance – a market filled with painted pottery, a store packed with…

Ancient Japanese Armor

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What to write in your journal

Your Personal Story – journaling and memoir As you probably guessed by now, daily journaling is part habit, part meditation and mostly showing up.   The activity of journaling is as important as what you actually write.  Practicing in your journal will help you unfold and unpack what is working in your life, what needs improvement and…

Journaling in London

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Where to Write?

Where to Journal – an adventure I drag my journal everywhere.  I like cafes, I like home, I like parks.  Enough about me. Where do you like to journal?  Where and when are important questions to ask and once discovered, important spaces to protect? If you don’t yet have the “perfect” journaling space, spend some…

Office space, Nevada city CA

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Transformative Journaling

  What is transformative Journaling and why is it different from regular journaling? Journaling is an everyday activity, easier than exercise and more transformative than crosswords. If you’ve been journaling forever, switch up your writing from just griping and complaining to exploring how you can make the situation better or how you can think about…

Mug with snowman

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