Journal with Me: Friends and Friendship

Journal with Me: Friends and Friendship

Last week, I explored the wonders and challenges of friendship with participants in the first Write into Joy online workshop.   Friendship is such a rich topic. Whether it’s how you met your friends, the moments that stick with you, how you lost a friend, or the...
Journal with Me: Friendship

Journal with Me: Friendship

Friends are precious. Whether they are “old” friends or newer to our lives, friends make us feel we belong, that we matter; friends see us as we are and are a preventative force against loneliness. As I’ve grown older, I have fewer friends in my life, but the...
Journal with Me: Friends and Friendship

Journal with Me: Friendship

In this article in the New York Time, the author writes: “The true benefits of friendship are immeasurable. Friends make our lives better and studies show that friendship has a bigger impact on our physical and psychological wellbeing than family relationships.” This...
Journal with Me: Valentine’s Day

Journal with Me: Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentines Day, Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to reconnect with a good friend by writing them a letter of gratitude. Whether they live far away and you see them less often than you wish or they live next door and you see them daily, a gratitude letter is...