Journal with Me: How to Get Unstuck

Journal with Me: How to Get Unstuck

Today I’ll be exploring and writing with an intimate group in Write into Joy. The topic is creativity and the joy and strength it can be in our lives. Sometimes we feel blocked creatively … and sometimes we get stuck in other parts of our lives. They are similar...
How to Find Your Keys to Resilience and Joy

How to Find Your Keys to Resilience and Joy

Last week I ran a workshop for a group of folks – the topic was Resilience and we wrote and reflected on our stories to name our strengths and build tools for the future.    What the heck does that really mean?    What is resilience anyway? How do stories...
Journal with Me: Darkness as a Gift

Journal with Me: Darkness as a Gift

Mary Oliver wrote, “Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift.”  Often times when something dark or difficult happens, we want to push it away, out of our thoughts. We bury it as we don’t want...
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...
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...