Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton
Published by Billie Wade
Billie Wade is a writer whose experiences as a lifelong journaler inspired her to create Journaling to Heal. She helps others on their path to emotional healing by tapping into their inner resources. Class participants express personal growth from the inner exploration format.
Billie maintains a daily journaling practice that enhances her personal development. Introspection helps her understand and heal from the triggers and effects of depression and anxiety. She believes in the power of words and internal messages and the ability of individuals to participate in their healing process.
A gregarious introvert, Billie enjoys writing, reading, learning, and dialogue with open-hearted people. She believes in the Light within all living beings that propels people of all backgrounds to strive for Good in the World.
Billie holds a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and human services and a Master’s degree in rehabilitation administration. Sixteen years’ experience in human resources administration for a large financial services company afforded her relationships with employees at all levels. Her seven years’ experience as an Advanced Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ACADC) confirmed her belief that people are precious, sacred, resilient, and stronger than they think.
Besides this blog, Billie contributes to the following sites: www.CreateWriteNow.com, where she writes the monthly column Self Matters: Self; Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center, www.dmpcc.org/billie, where she shares. monthly, her reflections on mental health concerns and life; Escape Into Life, https://www.escapeintolife.com/tag/lifes-matters/, where she focuses on race relations; and The Write Practice, https://thewritepractice.com/writers-block-shame/, where she writes about a variety of topics related to the writing life.
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