Next Event: 6th annual Burlap and Lace Marketplace June 24, 2017

Next Event:   6th annual Burlap and Lace Marketplace  June 24, 2017
Next Event: 6th annual Burlap and Lace Marketplace June 24, 2017

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

progressing along

We are working hard to get new and returning vendors for this years
Burlap and Lace Marketplace.

We have 18 vendors that have informed us
they will be here in June 20th

we still have space for more, if you  or somone you know
is interested in being a vendor, have them contact us through
our email account

Sunday, March 8, 2015

100 Benefits of Journaling

Stress reduction:
  • Reduces the scatter in your life
  • Increases focus
  • Brings stability
  • Offers a deeper level of learning, order, action and release
  • Holds thoughts still so they can be changed and integrated
  • Processes your stuff in a natural and appropriate way
  • Releases pent-up thoughts and emotions
  • Empowers
  • Disentangles thoughts and ideas
  • Bridges inner thinking with outer events
  • Detaches and lets go of the past
  • Allows you to re-experience the past with today's adult mind
  • Heals relationships
  • Heals the past
  • Dignifies all events
  • Is honest, trusting, non-judgmental
  • Strengthens your sense of yourself
  • Balances and harmonizes
  • Recalls and reconstructs past events
  • Acts as your own counselor
  • Integrates peaks and valleys in life
  • Soothes troubled memories
  • Sees yourself as a larger, important, whole and connected being
  • Leverages therapy sessions for better and faster results
  • Reveals and tracks patterns and cycles
Know yourself and
your truth better:
  • Builds self confidence and self knowledge
  • Records the past
  • Brings out natural beauty and wisdom
  • Helps you feel better about yourself
  • Helps you identify your values
  • Reads your own mind
  • Aids in connecting causes to effects
  • Reveals the depths of who you are
  • Reveals outward expression of yet unformed inner impulses
  • Creates mystery
  • Clarifies thoughts, feelings and behavior
  • Reveals your greater potential
  • Shifts you to the observer, recorder, counselor level
  • Reveals your processes - how you think, learn, create and use intuition
  • Creates awareness of beliefs and options so you can change them
  • Self-discovery
  • Reveals different aspects of self
  • Helps you see yourself as an individual
  • Connects you to the bigger picture
  • Is a close, intimate, accepting, trusting, caring, honest, non-judgmental, perfect friend
  • Accesses the unconscious, subconscious and super consciousness
  • Finds the missing pieces and the unsaid
  • Helps rid you of the masks you wear
  • Helps solve the mysteries of life
  • Finds more meaning in life
Personal growth:
  • Enables you to live life to the fullest
  • Is fun, playful and sometimes humorous
  • Expresses and creates
  • Plants seeds
  • Starts the sorting and grouping process
  • Integrates life experiences and learnings
  • Moves you towards wholeness and growth, to who you really are
  • Creates more results in life
  • Explores your spirituality
  • Focuses and clarifies your desires and needs
  • Enhances self expression
  • Enhances career and community
  • Allows freedom of expression
  • Offers progressive inner momentum to static unrelated events
  • Exercises your mental muscles
  • Improves congruency and integrity
  • Enhances breakthroughs
  • Unfolds the writer in you
  • Maximizes time and business efficiency
  • Explores night dreams, day dreams and fantasies
  • Measures and tracks what is important
Easier problem solving:
  • Eases decision making
  • Offers new perspectives
  • Brings things together
  • Shows relationships and wholeness instead of separation
It’s flexible and easy:
  • Can be applied to clarify any issue in your life
  • Takes so little time to stop, pay attention and listen to yourself
  • Meets your needs, style, processing methods
  • Caters to left and right brained people
  • Has no rules - messiness, typos, poor writing are all OK
  • Is often self-starting and motivating and supplies its own energy
Enhances intuition and
  • Improves self trust
  • Awakens the inner voice
  • Directs intention and discernment
  • Provides insights
  • Improves sensitivity
  • Interprets your symbols and dreams
  • Increases memory of events
Captures your life story:
  • Teaches you how to write stories
  • Soothes troubled memories
  • Captures family and personal story
  • Stimulates personal growth
  • Improves family unity

Written by: John Robson and Patrice Steen
used with author's permission
Copyright © 1998, 1999 Inspiration Information
Higher Awareness
Just a reminder that Gypsy Barb always has wonderful (and BEAUTIFUL) journals for sale at our events.   Pick one up for yourself and gifts for others

Empower the Women in your life!!