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How The Journal Deck Practices Conscious "Earth Friendly" Business

How The Journal Deck Practices Conscious "Earth Friendly" Business

From the start, it was very important to me to 1) Choose a printer that was local and 2) Choose a printer that upheld environmental standards. For me, that was Knepper Press right outside of Pittsburgh. This wasn’t necessarily the cheapest ideal to have, but I was committed from the beginning to NOT back down on what I envisioned for this paper-based product. READ MORE

What's Next in Fitness and Health?

What's Next in Fitness and Health?

So I won an award for Who’s Next in Pittsburgh Fitness NOT because of having a “yoga body,” or because I work out every day (I don’t), but because of the ACTIONS I have taken within the health community i.e. the Journal Deck, the Self Care Spotlight Podcast, and the JD Self Care Collective online membership. 

But while I’m honored to be chosen, I have to wonder, What’s Next in Fitness for ALL of us and does my award speak to a greater paradigm shift in fitness?  READ ON...

How Going On A Yoga Retreat Helped Me Start This Company

How Going On A Yoga Retreat Helped Me Start This Company

It was June 2016 and I was on my way to the very first Wild Spirit Yoga Camp hosted by my friend and Buti-shakin soul sister, Randi Lynn Greene. If you don't know me, I'm Alyssa, the creator and founder of THE JOURNAL DECK, where journal prompts meet oracle cards with 52 ready-made life prompts, and I am also a Wild Spirit Sister.

I want to share with you how Wild Spirit Yoga Camp impacted me and how it influenced my eventual starting of this company! Maybe a retreat is just what your soul and creative juices need as well!

The Privilege and Benefits of Journaling: What If Your Hands Hurt To Write?

The Privilege and Benefits of Journaling: What If Your Hands Hurt To Write?

In this week's Self Care Spotlight podcast, I had the privilege of talking to warrior woman, Julie Cerrone. Julie is a young woman with psoriatic arthritis, but despite her condition, she remains utterly vibrant and positive. Due to the inability to use her hands to write much of the time, her perspective on writing thoughts out in your journal versus typing and versus talk to text, and even speaking things out loud, is fascinating and EYE OPENING! Read on...