Vision Book & Journaling

Creating a Vision Planner Notebook Helped Jump Start My Health Journey and Transition To Plant Based.

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Creating a Vision Planner Notebook Helped Jump Start My Health Journey and Transition To Plant Based.

I was diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome "PCOS" back in 2017.PCOS is a hormonal disorder causing enlarged ovaries with small cysts on the outer edges.The cause  isn't well understood, but may involve a combination of genetic and environmental factors.Abnormal menstruation, absence of menstruation, heavy menstruation, irregular menstruation, short and light menstruation, or spottingAlso common:Obesity, overweight, or weight gain infertility, acne, depression, inappropriate male features, loss of scalp hair, oily skin, or unwanted hair. My symptoms were pms depression, excess weight gain and infertility. The doctor said that I would be at risk of ovarian  cancer.  My mom and aunt being breast cancer survivors so I...

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THERAPUETIC JOURNALING: How writing became an outlet for my physical mental and emotional healing

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THERAPUETIC JOURNALING:                                                                                                                             How writing became an outlet for my physical mental and emotional healing

As a wife working a demanding job, raising a teen and a toddler, while building a nonprofit organization self-care became a challenge for me. I battled PCOS, postparteum and pandemic depression.Being quarantined in a pandemic while so many social injustice issues were transpiring I gained weight from emotionally eating. I battled depression and being hospitalized due to gallbladder surgery elevated it even more.I was in pain and recovering alone unable to have my husband by my side nor see my daughters weighed heavy on me. My health status played a major role in my negative physical and mental wellness.During one of...

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What is Therapeutic Journaling?

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What is Therapeutic Journaling?

Therapeutic Journaling is Self Reflection✨Writing Prayers,daily affirmations and self improvement goals🌱Writing down your negative thoughts and emotions as you process them.Finding positive resolutions for things that are within your control.

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Mental Health Benefits of Journaling

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 Journaling is the act of keeping a record of your personal thoughts, feelings, insights, and more. Whether you’re dealing with stress from school, burnout from work, an illness, or anxiety, journaling can help in many ways:  It can reduce your anxiety. Journaling about your feelings is linked to decreased mental distress. In a study, researchers found that those with various medical conditions and anxiety who wrote online for 15 minutes three days a week over a 12-week period had increased feelings of well-being and fewer depressive symptoms after one month. Their mental well-being continued to improve during the 12 weeks of...

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