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Self-Care Journaling: Stream of Consciousness

I’m the kind of person who finds the act of writing extremely therapeutic. When I’m feeling stressed out, I really need to get my thoughts out on paper, otherwise they’ll just build up in my head and make it difficult to focus on the day’s tasks or get to sleep at night. 415 more words

Daily Self-Care

The joy of a fountain pen

Before I started this blog I had started a diary, as I do on most journeys. I am continuing with it alongside this blog, but it has changed a bit in focus now. 447 more words

Life In General

Did I take my pills?

I remember a few years ago when I was visiting a cousin in Canada that he had a routine every mealtime of placing a selection of pills on the table beside him. 400 more words

Chemotherapy

Paper Mirror:How Honest a Diary Writer Are You?

End of the day. Time to pause and reflect on the day’s events. Time to write your diary. But just how honest will you be when it comes to putting pen to paper? 230 more words

Reflective Writing Group

Lois and Eddie: The Rest of the Story

When I wrote about Lois and Eddie, I ended the story in mid-June, 1940, when Lois stopped writing in her diary.

At that moment in time, she was young, in love, optimistic—and that seemed enough for me. 830 more words

At Home In Upstate New York

The Pleasures of Vintage Ephemera: Eddie!!

I bought an old diary at a garage sale. Three years ago. For 25 cents.

I finally took a good look.

I can’t stop smiling. 40 more words

At Home In Upstate New York

Wisdom of youth

I believe in wisdom of youth. I believe that there’s are things we used to see clearly that are no longer within our sight. But we regard this loss of vision as having reassessed them as unimportant. 111 more words

Opinion Pieces