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.
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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 […]
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. […]
In the past four weeks I’ve worked with over 45 students in online journaling workshops as each looked for ways to process the impact of the COVID-19 crisis individually and as a learning community. Nearly 75% of the way complete, it’s fascinating what we’ve shared together. And the lessons I’ve learned. My big takeaway comes […]
If you’re like me, you’re hunkering down for safety, while your head and heart try to process what this pandemic really means on a day-to-day basis. Astronaut Scott Kelly (the twin who was in space for a year) offered some inspired tips on what it takes to live effectively in isolation. The NYTimes shared an […]
As a teacher, my goal is always to help students understand the wisdom within. It’s possible to tap this wisdom through the practice of journal writing. One amazing suggestion to empower your journal writing is by using an entrance meditation. An entrance meditation is anything that works for you to quiet yourself before you begin […]