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 […]
Reflection Writing in your journal is an amazingly simple tool. Most amazing because it’s a secret no one really knows about. Learn the Simple Power of Reflection Writing In a quick moment of mindfulness after you write in your journal you can capture the wisdom within. Be your own self-development coach, identify that next big […]
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 […]
Pleased to have an article featured on Insight Timer Blog — the very important topic of processing the year that was 2020, and letting it go. Enjoy the article on their website, or below. 2020: A Year With No Transitions Laura Stukel explores the shifting states of transition and suggests three meditative journaling practices to […]
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 […]
I’ve always been fascinated that so many of the world’s religions honor a festival of light around the darkest time of year in the Northern Hemisphere. This year, this season feels especially dark. But there’s always a light if we look! For the month ahead I invite you to find ways to celebrate the light. […]