How to start an effective journaling practice – The Basics

I've been a compulsive journaler my entire life, filling countless lined pages with outpourings of inspirations, frustrations, hopes, heartbreaks, and extensive overanalysis. I wrote to understand myself, others and situations. I've also learned how to quiet my mind and simply let my pen move across the paper, channeling insights and messages that come from either [...]

Why New Year’s goals and resolutions don’t stick (and what to do instead)

Why New Year’s goals and resolutions don’t stick (and what to do instead)

From the archives, a post I wrote in January 2020 that's still very relevant! Every year on New Year's Day, I would retreat and spend the day journaling to rehash all the things I hadn't done the previous year, and set goals that I failed to keep for the next. After a few months, I'd [...]