Being vs. Doing

Being vs. Doing

When we confuse our being with what we do, our personal value and self-esteem become linked to our performance in our various roles. Conversely, when able to distinguish between what we do and who we are, we avoid the emotional instability that results from...

The Simple Life

The Simple Life

We live in complicated times. Life is crazy. It seems like there's always too much to do, too many choices, and no time for slowing down and reflecting on what we truly want or need. That's why using a Daily Jo journal is such a relief. It helps us slow down and...

Know Thyself: Journal Daily

Know Thyself: Journal Daily

Journaling with my Daily JO has helped me to know myself on a deeper level than I ever thought possible. It’s like I’m slowly peeling off layers to discover new qualities that I didn’t know I possessed. This may seem counter-intuitive, since every day the journal...

Journal = Discipline = Success

Journal = Discipline = Success

Ask any coach what the number one factor is for success and I bet they will say discipline. Maybe they won’t use that word, but in the end, whether it’s a football coach, business coach, or spiritual guide, a good coach knows that discipline is what makes the...

Why Use a Paper Journal?

Why Use a Paper Journal?

We live in the Digital Age. Paperless options are offered at all the banks, and you can even have your receipt e-mailed instead of printed at most stores. Everybody in the developed world has a smart-phone and computer, and most have a tablet to boot. So why would...

The Journal that Kept Me Alive

The Journal that Kept Me Alive

Change almost killed me. Literally. At least it felt like I was going to die. Five years ago I transitioned from 19 years of faith-based service to a new phase but I had nothing to keep me anchored. The result was extremely high levels of stress that I masked by...