I value a good health journal and prefer one that is paper-based, although this particular one also comes in a PDF version. I just find it relaxing after all the things we do these days online to just write in a journal at the end of the day. Especially when the journal is combined with … Continue reading Review: Begin Within Health Journal
I have been given this product as part of a product review. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. Post may contain affiliate links. The Power of Now Journal is based on the popular book The Power … Continue reading Review: The power of now journal
I wrote an article about gratitude and actually put it in the menu on my page. It was one of the things my psychologist has me doing to help with mood. A gratitude journal and there is some valid science behind it helping as well. This focusing on 1 to 3 things every day you … Continue reading What are you grateful for today?
I have what you call a negative brain. Wired for negativity. I call it 'realism' and 'cynicism' but it is negative. Not about everything because I am also blessed with an awesome goofy sense of humor. But, when it comes to any scenario I go negative. And my spouse isn't wired that way at all. … Continue reading Why I need gratitude
For this poster I used an image that is a happy memory for me, to remind myself of happy memories. Because pain and negative memories are actually easier for our brain to remember. It is wired that way. It needs to remember anything that might help with survival and anything that might have traumatized us … Continue reading Gratitude journal: We tend to focus on the negative
Living with Chronic Pain: Discovering Gratitude "It can be difficult to feel thankful when you live with chronic pain. Because pain may interfere with important areas of life, you may have suffered some difficult losses. Over time, you may have become more resentful and less thankful. But, if you take the time to notice, … Continue reading Living with Chronic Pain: Discovering Gratitude