Save $100.00 A Month With A Grocery Journal

Grocery JournalMany people think personal journaling means writing a book of deep thoughts, but the most useful journals are simple notebooks that contain mundane lists, like grocery lists or to-do lists. I teach journaling workshops, and people are surprised when I tell them they can save over $100 a month by keeping a grocery journal.
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Top Five Journal Exercises

Journal ExercisesKeeping a journal is a form of creative expression that enhances the creativity coaching process. Keeping a journal develops emotional awareness, reinforces self-esteem and aids in problem-solving. Keeping a journal also provides a written record of artistic growth, struggle and change.

Here are some basic exercises that I use throughout the creativity coaching process.
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10 Easy Steps to Create a Beautiful Handmade Baby Journal

Create a Baby JournalSupply List:

1X bought Journal with handmade paper pages
3 sheets of Handmade paper with texture / pastel color or white
1 Yards x 2 inch Satin Ribbon
30 X Assorted sized silk flat flowers
1X Baby Hand print and /or Footprint Stamp and ink pad
A small Cardboard Frame or other scrap booking items to decorate the cover
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Panic Attack Journal – Prepare To Stop Them!

Panic Attack JournalSo you’re committed to making a change and taking steps to stopping your panic attacks. You are going to need a detailed journal of your panic attacks so that you can better understand when they strike, what triggers them and all the other factors that contribute to your panic attacks.
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Review – My Weekly Journal & Scrapbook App

When I was first approached by Jerry Pine to review his iPad App “My Weekly Journal and Scrapbook” I was more than willing to take it out for a test-drive, but unable to do so as I lacked access to an iPad. Now, with a long-awaited new iPad in hand, I’m pleased to be able to give a “thumbs-up” to this nifty little application.

If you own an iPad, you know that there are tens of thousands of applications out there just waiting to entertain you, enrich your life, or help you out with some perceived short-coming. There are LOTS and LOTS of journal/diary apps. Most, if not all, of these apps concern themselves with allowing you to keep a journal using your iPad. In other words, they are concerned with the mechanics of journaling.

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Keeping a Car Journal

Keep a Car JournalIf you have no idea what a car journal is, it is a record of the repairs that have been done on your vehicle. This includes the warranty work and recalls for your vehicle. They are available to buy already printed at a store that sells office supplies. Or you can make your own journal. The best to use would be a folder with paper and pockets for invoices. This allows everything to be in one place where it is easy to find.
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A Simple Way to Shrink Stress

a simple way to shrink stressBy Guest Author:  Mari L. McCarthy

What’s your stress meter reading these days? Is it reaching new heights? Do happy, feel-good days seem a thing of the past?

There is, in this 21st century, an unending supply of sources of stress, from the moment we awake, dreading the long workday ahead, to the worrisome thoughts that keep us restless through the night.

Stress is self-perpetuating, and continually feeding on itself until depression or illness brings the individual to a full stop.

Not a good way to go. It makes much more sense to break the cycle with something as simple as journaling.

How can journal writing make a difference to your stress level?

Journaling is your opportunity to take a step back and observe. It’s your chance to reflect, ruminate, and even rectify. Your journal can become your little piece of heaven on earth, the sanctuary that keeps you on the safe side of sane.

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Cure Insomnia With Therapeutic Journaling

Cure Insomnia Through Therapeutic JournalingGetting enough sleep is an important key to health and happiness. Being well rested allows you to think clearly and act energetically. Unfortunately, millions of people suffer insomnia, experiencing the tiredness, dull mindedness, irritability, and many other negative effects that result from lack of shut-eye.
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Need A Scrapbook Journaling Idea?

Using Song Lyrics in JournalingSong lyrics can be a great source of title and page inspiration for a journaler or scrapper.

Music and songs play an important part in our lives. Hearing a song again can evoke a lot of emotion, bringing back fond memories of special times, special people and special places.

Of course, different songs mean different things to different people – but you can use songs to ‘tap’ into those memories to create unique, and highly personal scrapbook pages.
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