Blogging as a Journal

A way for a writer to keep prospects and fans in the loop on their progress as a writer is through the use of a web log or ‘Blog’. “This notion of self-publishing, which is what Blogger and blogging are really about, is the next big wave of human communication. The last big wave was… Continue reading Blogging as a Journal

Life Is About Choices

You Have A Choice Over the past few weeks I have been listening to people’s stories.  Stories about how they dealt with problems in their daily lives such as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Depression, car accidents, job loss, trips to exotic places, and more. I started to think about some of the motivational speakers I have… Continue reading Life Is About Choices

Change Your Life by Journaling

“Keeping a journal will absolutely change your life in ways you’ve never imagined.” – Oprah Winfrey Why is it so important to keep a journal?  Here are just a few of the benefits a personal journal will provide you: * A journal will remind you of your goals and the actions you are taking towards… Continue reading Change Your Life by Journaling

You Too Can Become A Public Speaker

Becoming really good at public speaking requires some risk, but you have been taking risks all your life.  When you were a toddler, you risked falling down when you took your first steps.  You risk scraping your knees or falling when you start roller blading.  You risk falling off when you start bike riding.  You… Continue reading You Too Can Become A Public Speaker

Stuck??

As a Toastmaster we learn that words are powerful.  The words you use and how you use them can make a big difference to the message you are sharing with your audience.  When you use the phrase, “I’m stuck” you stop, but when you use other phrases, such as “I’m thinking about…” you move forward.… Continue reading Stuck??

Stress Free Scrapbooking

Do you find it intimidating when you come to journal your scrapbook pages? You are not alone! Many scrapbookers find it hard to get started when it comes to adding journaling to their scrapbooking layouts. If you are one of those people who go blank at the thought of having to journal, don’t worry. Here… Continue reading Stress Free Scrapbooking

Song Lyrics and Scrapbooking?

Need A Scrapbook Journaling Idea?  Try using song lyrics in your next layout. Song lyrics can be a great source of title and page inspiration for a scraper. Music and songs play an important part in our lives. Hearing a song again can evoke a lot of emotion, bringing back fond memories of special times,… Continue reading Song Lyrics and Scrapbooking?

Scrapbook Journaling

By journaling your pages you will transform an ordinary collection of photographs into a vibrant and visual storyboard – telling the stories behind the pictures, revealing hidden memories and emotions. It will give your scrapbooks a unique and intimate feel, it is this personal touch that turns your albums into something very special. That is… Continue reading Scrapbook Journaling

Journaling and Personal Growth

One of the best ways to gain clarity about your life is by journaling your thoughts and feelings. Especially if you’re feeling conflicted or confused about certain situations, writing your thoughts out can be incredibly enlightening! You don’t have to be a “writer” to journal effectively. In fact, your writing skills don’t have to be… Continue reading Journaling and Personal Growth

Journaling for Health and Well-being

Could a journal actually lead one to health and well-being? This is a question I’ve given lots of thought to. As it turns out, I’m not the only one. Upon further research, there’s been a considerable amount of press given to the idea that your journal could be a path to health and wellness. In… Continue reading Journaling for Health and Well-being