Shadow work is the process of working with our shadow selves or the dark or unknown side of ourselves. Coined by psychiatrist Carl Jung, our shadow self is the parts of ourselves we suppress or ignore. Shadow work is doing the inner work to heal from past trauma. Doing shadow work helps us understand every […]Read More What is Shadow Work?
Journaling is the act of keeping a written record of our thoughts and feelings. I’ve kept a journal since I was 5 or 6. It was my introduction to writing. Back then, I wrote about things like being on punishment and not being able to go outside or how I was cleaning my room with […]Read More Journaling Tips for Beginners
Journal Prompt In what ways can you prioritize yourself? For as long as I can remember I’ve struggled with putting myself first. When it came to what I wanted or needed, it was the last thing on my mind. I made others a priority and I usually suffered in the end. While I feel like […]Read More Filling Up Your Cup
Journal Prompt What is holding you back from going after what you want in life? I’ll be the first to admit that I allow fear and anxiety to hold me back. I’ve missed out on opportunities because the voice in my head that is anxiety convinces me not to go through with whatever I’ve been […]Read More Journal Prompt #7 – What’s Holding You Back?
Journal Prompt Write a letter to someone you’re trying to forgive. This past weekend I started writing a letter to my ex. It’s compiled of everything I’ve wanted to say to him since our breakup last March. It’s not a letter I ever intend on him reading, it’s more so a way for me to […]Read More Journal Prompt #6 – A Forgiveness Letter