The new year often feels like a fresh start, when anything is possible.
It’s the perfect time to cultivate a positive habit, like journaling consistently, to transform your life.
There are lots of reasons to journal: enhanced mindfulness, personal growth, and tracking your progress on your goals.
As an experienced life coach (and personal growth junkie) here at the Life Edit Project, I believe that journaling consistently can be a powerful tool for transformation and self-discovery.
Getting started with journaling…
Whatever your reasons for wanting to build a journaling practice, I’m offering you three tips to help you get started and stay consistent.
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I’m all about extracting the lessons out of life. Fortunately, motherhood comes with automatic enrollment in the school of lifelong learning, so I’m learning something new on the regular, as I
try not to mess up raise my daughter to be a decent human being and productive member of society.
Everyday, I strive to keep my Nugget safe while also teaching her to be brave, think for herself, and trust her gut. It turns out that as I teach her, I am teaching myself. She taught me one particularly memorable lesson a few weeks ago, when she showed me how overrated motivation can be.
Continue reading “Why Motivation Is Overrated and What You Need Instead”
There are a ton of people in the blogosphere talking about “self-care”. The Life Edit Project is no exception—it’s one of the things we continuously promote and encourage women to do more often and in better ways.
But what the heck is self-care, anyways?
Poking around on the interwebs, I found two definitions that make it plain. According to Psych Central, “self-care is any activity that we do deliberately in order to take care of our mental, emotional, and physical health.” The Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre gets even more basic, describing self-care as the type of care done “for you, by you.”
Simple, right? But just because the concept is simple doesn’t mean it’s easy to put into action. Continue reading “Self-Care Isn’t Selfish”