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Journaling in the New Year

With this just the first week of 2012, your new year’s resolutions may still be fresh in your mind. But as Sandwiched Boomers, caring for aging parents and growing kids, chances are that won’t last. Writing down your goals and intentions in a journal can help clarify them. And checking your list regularly will help you stay motivated. Here are some ideas as you begin to explore the journaling process: Photo courtesy of eblaser – Flickr.com Identify your strengths. Create an assets inventory or a list of your accomplishments as … Continue reading

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Begin a Journal in 2012

Have you made your 2012 New Year’s resolutions or aligned your energy with your deepest intentions? Want to know the best way to stay on track? Keep a journal. Photo by Skrive – Flickr.com This process helps you create a plan and the tools to actualize it. Treat your journal like a good friend who listens without interrupting, criticizing or judging. Write about anything that comes to mind, like what’s bothering you or what’s not working. Journaling can clear your head and relieve stress. It helps you work through problems … Continue reading

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An AARP representative, interviewed on the Today Show, highlighted the financial pressures on the Sandwich Generation – struggling to pay for their kids’ college education and, at the same time, helping support their aging parents. That’s another concrete reason why you may be fighting inertia. Read on for some final tips on getting started again. Make a public commitment to family members who want to see you succeed. By telling others about your intentions, you create a stronger reality that will keep you feeling motivated. Engage friends in your pursuit … Continue reading

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