Mai Oliphant

Journaling my way to live intentionally has changed my life and so I decided to share my journey (thoughts & actions) with you in the hope it will help you on your life journey.

Designing Your Life One Step at a Time

A few years ago, I heard someone say, “You get good at what you practice, so practice joy.” It hit me really hard. In my head, I immediately thought, “You get good at what you practice, so practice good things.” I realized that all the things we are, the way we lived our lives were […]

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Can’t Journal?; Developing a Journaling Habit

Developing a journaling habit is not easy. Like other habits, the beginning stage can feel frustrating and impossible, leading to abandoning the effort altogether. I want to share a few tips with you that have helped me continue journaling for several decades. 1. Make It Easy You’ve probably heard this over and over again from […]

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Defining Moments

I pulled out my journal and wrote, “Is this the end or the beginning?” It’s hard to tell when you are in the deep of things. Things have changed. You’ve changed, but you don’t know what to do with that change and what it means for your life.Your thoughts keep going around and around in […]

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Moving Forward

One of the things I love is reading my old journals because I learn so so much from them. The words written in them leaves me…feeling something. And what that feeling is, depends on what the journal entry is about. I’ve been reading my old blogs and watching my videos, and I realize that it […]

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