Women’s Groups & Retreats

Notebook on wood table, words-journaling for self-care, free seasonal gatherings from wiselifetherapy.com

Journaling for Self-Care: Free Seasonal Workshops

Greetings Wise Women! Come fill your well through the magic of reflective writing and journaling for self-care. Are you longing to stop and do some journaling for self-care and self-nurturing? If this sounds like you, there is a place for you here. During our free seasonal gatherings we focus on… • journaling for self-compassion and…

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blue table, candle, watch, ink, key, words - what happens in a women's journaling group_ Blog post by Patty Bechtold, women's circles, therapy, at wiselifetherapy.com

What Happens in a Women’s Journaling Group?

A circle of women may just be the most powerful force known to humanity. -Jeanette LeBlanc Have you ever wondered what actually happens in a women’s journaling group? It’s a question I’m asked a lot. Not only do I run a Meetup Group (Wise Women Writing), I also facilitate and guide an ongoing journaling group:…

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Santa Rosa life coach and therapist Patty Bechtold writes about the power of the human voice during difficult times @wiselifetherapy.com

Do you remember the power of the human voice?

The Power of the Human Voice Hey, you know that thing you carry around with you all the time? The thing that stores your social media apps, finds the sourdough bread recipe, gives directions, updates you on the latest news, texts that you’re running late? Yes, it’s all that but there’s so much more to…

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Soulful Journaling: Writing Circle for Women

My heart is full. Last night the Soulful Journal Writing Circle wrapped up our first year, with our final writing inspired by the poem “In Praise of Circles” by Christine Valters Paintner, We’re on summer break now, and I’m sending much love to my journaling sisters and to all women who gather together to write and…

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