Night Terrors and Skeletons in the Closet

Night Terrors and Skeletons in the Closet

When you were little, were you afraid of the dark? I have a confession to make: I still am. My fear of the dark proved to be a serious problem in college. Photojournalism students tend to spend a lot of time with the lights out. (Insert inappropriate joke here.) I...
Venting in Your Journal: An Ode to the Rant

Venting in Your Journal: An Ode to the Rant

I received a great reader question this week. It’s a common question I hear quite a bit, so I decided to answer it here so the rest of you can benefit, too. (If you have a question, always feel free to drop me a line and I’ll do my best to answer it.)...
Journaling Through the Dip

Journaling Through the Dip

Do you quit when the going gets rough? I do, too, sometimes. And it’s a big mistake. Often, we’re just steps away from victory when we throw in the towel. On the other side of the struggle lies the reward for all your hard work. You can use your journal to...
How to ask for what you want

How to ask for what you want

We used to be experts at asking for what we want. In fact, we felt so entitled to the object of our desire that we’d burst into tears if it wasn’t signed, sealed and delivered immediately. Watch any three-year-old in a toy store if you’ve forgotten...