What Happens When You Don’t Get What You Want

What Happens When You Don’t Get What You Want

I wrote my first blog post for Wellfleet Circle almost three years ago. It was entitled The Power of Story. It’s no surprise to me that hundreds of blog posts later, The Power of Story and writing for yourself as a way of self-knowledge and growth is still the focus...
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...
Why I Don’t Journal and What I Do Instead

Why I Don’t Journal and What I Do Instead

I don’t journal.   I’ve read plenty of articles suggesting I journal to destress, decompress, take care of me. I’ve read about benefits like better sleep, improved memory, and a healthier immune system. All that sounds great, and I’ll tell you that writing your...