June 17, 2019

If we are to consider how journaling can benefit your mental health, let's begin by understanding more about the mind and what contributes to keeping it healthy. There is no doubt that food and being physically active will all support a healthy mind, what else does it need?

It won’t surprise you to k...

August 16, 2018

Reinventing journaling as a practice to support mental and emotional health, Anneke Hogan, Wellness Coach, Awareness Mentor and creator of the Mindfully Me Journal, aims to help more people to learn about the benefits of journaling. 

- What is journaling?

- Understanding the science behind a therapeut...

May 21, 2018

The many healing qualities of journal writing come from being able to 'express' through writing, not about the craft of being a novel or book writer.

Think about the many ways you use writing in your life now: to do lists, reminder notes, shopping lists, text messages, emails, interaction or postings...

April 6, 2018

A common block you may find as your begin journaling practice is wondering if you are doing it correctly?

The good news is that there is really no right or wrong way. The intent of expressive journaling focusses more on the process of expressing thoughts, feelings and experiences onto the pages...

March 7, 2018

A tool to support mental & emotional health

One of the key benefits of expressive writing is in being able to use your journal as a place to express yourself, a place to be open and honest with your ‘self’.

The therapeutic nature of ‘expressing’ by putting pen to paper helps us to naturally interweave...

February 9, 2018

In developing your new practice of journaling it is a really good idea to reflect and become clear on your intentions. Ask yourself: Why are you doing it? What’s my intention for my practice? How would you like it to support your mental & emotional wellbeing?

An intention is like planting a seed with...

December 3, 2017

Beginning journaling as a routine can be daunting and challenging. Through this post we want to delve into some of the techniques used to create a stress free and simple practice out of your journaling.

Practice by definition means that there is no end goal, everyday and every time you practice there...

November 20, 2017

It’s easy to think that writing is something that only writers do. But therapeutic writing is very different. Truth is people have long written journals as expressive, creative or therapeutic writing.

The work of both James Pennebaker, and Dr Ira Progoff,  both psychologists, provides scientific res...

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