Your Grade School Teacher May Have Been on to Something

Your Grade School Teacher May Have Been on to Something

Unless I’m super old and telling my age right now, you remember when your teacher used to make ill-behaving students go to the board (or pull out a sheet of paper) and write one sentence one hundred times. S/he probably meant it to be a punishment, but the psychological effects of this activity were bordering on positive. I am a huge advocate for writing things down. This is why I journal daily. However, I believe these teachers were on to something even “way back when”. Read more

20 Things to Journal About

20 Things to Journal About

I get it. Maybe you’ve been thinking about journaling, but you don’t know where to start. Maybe you’ve even purchased a new journal or notebook, and you don’t know exactly what you should be writing about. No worries, friend. I am here to help. Although a lot of people keep different types of journals, I prefer to dump all kinds of things into one journal.  Read more

Why Dieting Doesn’t Work

Why Dieting Doesn’t Work

Now, before you start going in on your keyboard to let me know something about myself, I do recognize that some people have gone on a diet and have been successful in losing weight. BUT for the rest of us folks, I want to tell you just why dieting doesn’t work. I have tried Weight Watchers, cutting carbs, fasting, protein shakes, meal replacements, supplements…you name it! (in my Shirley Caesar voice) Read more