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5 Minute Ritual | Gratitude Journaling

5 Minute Ritual | Gratitude Journaling

As a busy mom of two boys, I don't always have the time or energy I'd like to devote to journaling. By the time the kids are in bed, curling up on the couch with a good show on Netflix sounds more my speed than writing...but Netflix can wait, I truly do need to put pen to paper and write before I forget. What I'm writing about changes from day to day, but one constant theme I love to write about is gratitude. This, to me, is a no brainer: there are so many things I am grateful for, and...

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Be Authentic

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Be Authentic

  What is the biggest thing you've learned about yourself in the past 90 Days? I am learning and getting better at speaking my truth, understanding my needs and trusting that everything I do will unfold in perfect time. This is part of ME, Being my authentic self. When you start working on yourself, big magic starts to unfold as you discover who you are and realize your potential. I like to write. I surround myself with nature, beauty, crystals and other earth centered treasure that lifts my soul and helps me expand.  I recently picked up this new chunk of...

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5 MINUTE RITUAL: Savor Summer while it lasts...

5 Minute Ritual Journaling Prompt

5 MINUTE RITUAL: Savor Summer while it lasts...

Before we lose summer take time to make the magic last and savor every minute. (Even if you only have 5) Now quick, grab your favorite notebook + pen.  REFLECT: What have you done so far? Favorite hiking spots, beach treasure found, meals with friends. Spend 2 minutes freewriting on the fun, memories, and experiences that matter most. GIVE THANKS: What are you most thankful for? Remember, what you are grateful for grows. Sometimes we get so busy thinking of what to do next that we forget to be grateful for what we have already done. Spend 1 minute writing the...

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What will YOU create today?

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I've said it before, and I will say it again: I love working with clients to bring their creative visions to reality. When I pick up the phone, or read an email that starts with "I have this idea", I get a little giddy. The beauty of our process at Make My Notebook, is that truly anything is possible on your notebook or journal project, and when a finished product comes out as beautiful as the one we just worked on, well that's just icing on the cake. I met Laura Kelly, owner of The Handwork Studio, through my women's...

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Taking Back Summer

This post was written almost a year ago today, and it came to mind when I was chatting today about my summer plans. Revisiting it, I feel more strongly than ever about this art of holding space, and reflecting on last summer, I know it works. Why? Because I had The. Best. Summer. Ever. True story! I am gearing up for another Summer that is full of laughter, travel, memory making and time spent with my most favorite people. I cannot wait. I hope by trying out this writing ritual, you'll also have the most memorable summer ever (and remember to write...

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