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The Failures of Self-help
Self-help books don't work for many people and it's not always their fault. The industry comes with a lot of wasted paper.
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Coming Apart Can Also Be Beautiful
How difficult is it to accept that we will never see our loved one(s)—no matter who or what that looks like to everyone—ever again?
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Intuitive Journaling: the Specter of Perfectionism
While many function best with a routine, others feel that journaling can simply become another stressor or chore.
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Little Things: Why They Matter
The little things are the consequential things we do that seem insignificant in today's society. Things that help our mental and physical...
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Rumination: Calming The Tornado Mind
Rumination extends negative moods and worsens mental illnesses, so people should refrain from lots of moody abstract pondering.
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How to Improve Your Fiction Writing Through Journaling
Fiction uses both the technical elements of writing, and the emotional components. If you’re looking to improve your fiction, try journaling.
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Gentle Hearts Forgive
Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines forgiveness as the act of forgiving. But what does "forgiving" mean exactly?
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The Benefits of Keeping a Dream Journal
Keeping a dream journal can help you to remember more of your dreams and capture important details that may have been forgotten over time.
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Inner Peace: The State of Your Mind
Inner peace is the calm and comfort you find within yourself regardless of how uncertain and chaotic your circumstances get.
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Combating Suicidality With Writing
Mindfulness allows for a patient to learn how to calm their body down in times of distress, including suicidal ideation.
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The Healing Powers of Storytelling
Bibliotherapy involves storytelling. It focuses on an individual's relationship to the content of books and poetry, and other written words. 
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Journaling and Routine
Keeping a daily journal requires a relatively small portion of time and provides many with a sense of relief.
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Dilute Depression with Self-Compassion
Reducing the amount we bully ourselves with harsh words and increasing our self-compassion can ease depression.
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Journaling and Dissociation: A Wandering Mind
Journaling has emerged as a method to recontextualize, presenting the opportunity to soothe traumatic memories.