Category Archives for Emotional Healing

6 Journaling Prompts for Healing

journaling prompts for healing

Journaling Prompts for Healing​Journaling is my favorite way to work towards understanding and healing emotional wounds. ​Using journaling prompts for healing was one of my favorite ways to discover what emotional trauma I was carrying. Below are are some of my favorite journaling prompts for emotional healing. And some insight into how ​each one will help […]

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My Story: Re-Discovering My Excitement for Life

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 My name is Andrea. I​ have always been a Type-A, go hard all the time person. Who also always worked on becoming better. ​I was attending personal development workshops and retreats in high school! ​I thought I knew exactly who I was and what I wanted.Little did I know that life was going to take me on a […]

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7 Reasons Travel is Good for Emotional Healing

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I love travel. but it has not always been that way. it was not till my late 20’s that I caught the travel bug. Then in my 40’s travel took on even more of a defined meaning. I finally figured out it was about more than just seeing new places or relaxing. It was healing. Emotionally healing.
It gave me the space to explore more about me. This blog covers why travel is emotionally healing.

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How To Get Unstuck Writing in Your Journal

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I woke up for my regular routine, the key for me to be balanced. A very simple routine – coffee and journaling. Most mornings this goes off without a hitch. Except every once in a while, no matter what I try, I can’t write in my journal. I am stuck. Luckily this morning it is because […]

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How to Meditate When You Can’t Sit Still

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You know meditation is beneficial. You have tried it. But no matter what you do you can’t sit still or get your mind to stop moving.   ​If you are like me you have decided it is just not for you. It probably is not that great after all! Before you make that final call, I want […]

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How to Deal With Loneliness After a Move

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Moving is tough. Packing everything up, moving everything and then unpacking. Things never quite fit the way they did in your last place. You end up buying new stuff, and not being able to use your favorite things. Yet the hard part does not even have to do with the physical act of moving.The hard part […]

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How to Forgive and Find Inner Peace

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Life happens. People hurt us. We hurt people. We need to forgive others. We need to forgive ourselves. No need to worry about if someone else forgives us. (That is 100% up to them and we should not take it personal.)​We understand these concepts, but we have problems when it comes how exactly we forgive.  It is […]

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Is Fear Running Your Life

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Fear is debilitating. It stops you from being you. It stops you from reaching your dreams and goals. Fear destroys hope. With no hope you are stuck in fear longer. You begin to believe that fear is a normal state. The thing is that you don’t even realize you are being driven by fear. It is just your normal […]

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My Eat, Pray, Love Journey: Finding Emotional Healing

my eat pray love journey

EAT. ​Pray. ​Love. RISKIn July of 2016 I left my husband of 16 years. I had read Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia.  But it never even crossed my mind that I might take a similar path as Elizabeth Gilbert.After all it had been about 9 years since […]

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How to Heal Your Emotions Through Journaling

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Journaling serves many purposes. By hands down my favorite is journaling for emotional healing. Not healing your emotions keeps you stuck in the past. Burying your emotions does not mean you are strong. In fact, when you hide your emotions and don’t deal with them they turn into physical issues – both today and down the road. (For […]

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