Tag Archives: journaling

Journaling your way to self-renewal

The Pages Beckoned: Write! Jenni Schaefer lights up my world with her love of writing, and passion for helping others to embrace a full life. Using Writing as a Therapy for Eating Disorders _ The Diary Healer contains many pearls of wisdom from Jenni and other diarists who have used their pen to help gain freedom […]

The Diary Healer – bridging the gap between science and the sufferer – sharing a PhD journey

I am a PhD candidate. I pinch myself. Is this real? Since regaining my true Self from the effects of Anorexia Nervosa in 2006, life has been amazing. Yes. But a PhD? How did this happen? I remain incredulous. I share my story because, if your life is being kept on hold by an eating […]

The journal – an ally in eating disorder recovery

A Christmas gift of a journal when I was 11 years old began a lifetime love of journaling. We bonded immediately and the journal became my best friend. Writing a journal helped me to not only survive but also to recover from my eating disorder. So it is, that every December, I feel excited at […]

Life-writing is candy for my soul

My friendship with the written word began as soon as I could hold a pen. By the time I was 11 years old, and developing Anorexia Nervosa, I had started to keep a diary. Fifty years later, I continue to keep a diary. Taking 10 to 20 minutes each day to sit and write about […]

Write about your life and make it count

Writing your story is important – whether  to fulfil your personal dreams, share with family or publish for all to read – you are the only one who can really write about your life. I love to share my love of writing with people of every age and skill. In June this year, I am offering classes […]

Journaling releases the voice of true self

Readers of my blog know that writing has been one of my life-savers. A journal, kept from the age of 12, was a friend, confidant and haven as I passed from childhood to adolescence, to adulthood. It was a place where I put pen to paper in an effort to make sense of the eating […]