Tomorrow is Family History Day. The day honors the busiest day ever recorded at Ellis Island. April 17, 1907 was a milestone date, with 11,747 immigrants passing through towards their dream of making a new start in America. Family History in Context Ellis Island is a symbolic place to many Americans, primarily those whose ancestors […]
About L S
Reflective journal writing is a way to direct your own growth, to tap the wisdom within. For 25+ years I’ve helped individuals, families, organizations navigate change. I’ve studied leading thinkers and used their guided journal writing methods myself. I share favorite entrance meditations to empower reflective journal writing.
I combine my passion and skills for innovation, personal growth, and problem-solving to help others tap their own inner wisdom when they need it most.
Entries by L S
If there’s one theme that’s followed all of my professional career, it’s this — transitions are trying. Why Transitions are Trying In reality, the best use of change management skills were surprisingly — or not so surprisingly — during the 15 years I worked as a real estate agent. Change stinks! What I witnessed first-hand […]
What if I told you there is ONE very simple journal writing secret that can change your writing — and your life — in just two minutes. I’ve been a journal writer my whole life. I even learned the Intensive Journal Method in my twenties and have been using it ever since. But about three […]
You know what we all need to close out this crazy year? Supportive time with the friends we miss the most! This virus may have created barriers and challenges, but we can still create connections. And take steps together to help with healing and hope in the year ahead. Gather your friends to explore three […]
Self-care is more important than ever right now. Had the honor of talking with Leah Hope from ABC7 News last week about tips for self-care this holiday season. From ABC7 News: How to self-care, improve mental health amid pandemic holiday The video and transcript article includes some great advice on different options for self-care. Dr. […]
I’m thrilled to be featured once again on the Insight Timer Blog with a special article about mindfulness this holiday season. Copy below or click to on their website. Create a Giving Mindset: The Power of Your Journal This Holiday Season The holiday season approaches, and it will be one like no other. Amidst a […]
Today and tomorrow in Mexico, people will not just honor, but celebrate their departed loved ones. The human heart grieves long after a loved one has passed, and the traditions of Día de Muertos create a beautify communal moment. Some of the traditions in Mexico include enjoying a loved one’s favorite foods, creating a memorial altar, […]
Thrilled to be featured right now on the Insight Timer blog. Check out my guest post about the benefits and how to of blending meditation with journal writing. Or is it journal writing with meditation? Read more to find out. ‘Mindful Journaling’ feature on Insight Timer.
Aug 16th (8/16) is what I call Story Changers Day. A day to honor ancestors known, unknown or hidden. We all come from great grandparents, great greats, great great greats … Some of their stories we know — and appreciate. Some we know, and let’s say, we’ve learned from. Others we have a sense of […]