Journal Luminaries Speak and We Do, Too:
Converse, Consider, and Connect

Converse, Consider, and Connect with the journal writing community when you listen to our panel of long time journal writers–Lynda Monk, Nathan Ohren, and Heather Severson. The discussion is a synthesis of listening to the nine journal luminaries. You can hear the recording of this panel discussion by clicking here.

Meet Our Panel:

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Lynda Monk

Lynda Monk, MSW, RSW, CPCC, the founder of Creative Wellness, regularly teaches and speaks about the healing and transformational power of journaling and expressive writing.  She is the author of Life Source Writing™: A Reflective Journaling Practice for Self-Discovery, Self-Care,  Wellness and Creativity, as well as the co-author of  Writing Alone Together: Journaling in a Circle of Women for Creativity, Compassion and Connection (forthcoming November 2014).  She lives with her family along the shores of the West Coast of Canada on Salt Spring Island, where she journals and/or writes every day.  Download a FREE copy of her Writing for Wellness Getting Started Guide.
Nathan Ohren

Nathan Ohren

Nathan Ohren has been writing for personal growth nearly 30 years. He is the host of JournalTalk, a free weekly podcast featuring the benefits and techniques of journal-writing, which received the award nomination for best in class at the 9th Annual People’s Choice Podcast Awards. Nathan‘s love of writing as a method for spiritual and professional growth is the reason he became a Certified Journal Instructor with the Center for Journal Therapy. Nathan is an active member of the International Association for Journal Writing, recently published “The Journal-Writer’s Guide to Staying Started“, and has helped thousands gain clarity, passion and life-purpose through journal-writing.
Heather Severson

Heather Severson

Heather Severson is an award-winning writer, educator and scholar, working with adults seeking self-development and education. Heather’s formal writing practice began with diaries written at the feet of her scholarly grandfather. Thirty-five years and nearly three hundred notebooks later, Heather has a myriad of effective, healing, and life-improving practices to share with other journal writers. Going beyond writing prompts and periodic venting, journal writing can lead to sustainable happiness. writeitoutjournal.com