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What You Most Need In 2015 Is Energy Not Time

What is the number one commodity you believe will help give you the success you deserve in 2015 to be productive and live a more meaningful life? What if I told you that what you need more of in 2015 is not more time but more energy?
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Jan 02, 2015

A Journal Writer's Journaling and Blogging Dilemma

You've heard about the book, Letters To A Young Poet by Maria Rainer Rilke? Well yesterday I received an email from a reader which posed two interesting questions about journaling and blogging. Here's a fuller version of my response to the letter I wrote back.
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Dec 31, 2014

​Questions to ask to find happiness in 2015

Stuff resolutions for 2015, how about getting in touch with what makes you feel alive right now! Our lives can become filled with an ongoing conveyer belt of things we need to do. We think that when we get to the end of the luggage belt of jobs, we can take time off and be happy. The problem is that the longer we spend solving problems and getting things done, when we finally get the free we don’t know what to do with it as we've forgotten what we searching for to make us happy! Here are three questions to keep you in touch with yourself in 2015.
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Dec 29, 2014

Gift Someone A Journal This Christmas

With the start of a new year days away millions will start a journal and abandon it within a week of starting. So how about engaging a book mentor as a companion for your journal writing journey? Jackee Holder lets you into her thirteen recommended journal/writing books to choose from to gift someone along with a blank journal or notebook this christmas.
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Dec 19, 2014

5 Reasons To Write A Journal

You've heard people say it's good for you but you're not really sure why? Here's five reasons why writing a journal is good for business and personal health and well-being.
Go to the profile of Jackee Holder
Dec 13, 2014

Rising to the Challenge

Some people call it retail therapy, some people call it the magpie instinct and they both sound like something I can relate to . But, is it true that the more you let go of the material stuff, the more room you have in your life for things like love and happiness? I don't know the answer to that one, but I can tell you about something that has made me feel good!
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Nov 25, 2014

Happiness, time for a withdrawal?

Happiness is very subjective and hard to define. What makes one person happy does not make everyone happy ( I am positively unhappy if someone suggests we take a ride on a roller coaster but suggest an evening of Elvis music....I'm ecstatic) . You probably know what makes you happy, be it Elvis or a roller coaster ride, or an evening with a good friend. The chances are money has very little to do with the happy moments in your life.
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Nov 10, 2014