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30-day Worth & Wellness Journal (Review)

Do you like what you see in the mirror in the morning? What if there was wellness journal to find a better you in 30 days, would you use it? Don’t worry this is not a fad diet or some magical pill, we all know those don’t work. There is a way, however that you can change the mindset that has likely holding you back from your true self. The way is here it is the Worth & Wellness Journal: 30 Days to a Healthier you by Amy Latta. 30-day Worth & Wellness Journal combines exercise and diet in a new way that is simple and achievable. No one likes to go to the gym and feel intimidated by their own insecurities. To avoid that feeling, we choose the couch over the gym. Amy takes you through a 30-day journey to a healthier new you, healthier both physically and emotionally. Self-worth is many times a bigger barrier than any dumbbell or jock at the gym. In making small strides each day, we can begin to grow and improve. This journal provides practical nutrition, fitness, and self-care tips for better wellness, and daily writing prompts to help you become more aware of the thoughts and feelings affecting your mindset. Each day Amy’s 30-day Worth & Wellness Journal walks you through the Nutrition, Fitness, Self-Care, and most of all Self-worth. She included on each page an area for mind mapping and a little brainstorming for the topics of the day. By taking each day one at a time and […]

The Top 5 Reasons To Keep A Journal (Guest Post)

In recent years, the art of journaling is making a resurgence into people’s daily lives.  No longer is it a pastime just for children or artistic types, now journals are becoming a popular tool for people to use in different ways. But if you are trying to figure out if a journal would be a good tool for you, here are the top five reasons I have found to keep a journal. The memories you make you will be able to remember. You will be amazed as you record your daily life how things progress over time.  Your daily routine may look very different years from now.  Relationships that are new today may grow in ways you never imagined in the future.  You can see how your priorities change and how your goals play out in life.  Plus, the simple moments in life that we tend to forget about, such as morning walks or jokes told at dinner, can bring a smile to your face when you read about them again years from now. You will be surprised as what you ‘say’ when you start to write your thoughts on paper. The process of writing out your thoughts freely in a journal, not stopping to ‘edit’ your words, is an incredible tool for thinking things through.  Not only is it useful for venting about your troubles, it is a great tool for getting your ideas on paper so that you can find a solution and plan for what to do next.  This process brings clarity, […]