Category: Having a Journaling Practice
Understanding & Leveraging Inspiration Through Journaling
How can I use my journal to become inspired? The answer is here along with some prompts and examples.
I think I’m journaling wrong…How do I get it right?
No you’re not. You just need some negative space… What do you mean? What does “negative space” have to do with journaling? Negative space is a part of what allows a journal entry and the entire journaling practice to diverge into tangents. It gives permission to authenticity — the main ingredient for a productive and…
Self Compassion is the voice of your authenticity
“We can really be conditioned to feel ashamed, to be hard on ourselves. We can develop into perfectionists because of it.“ Try journaling with self-compassion. The intention of it is to separate discouraging things that you say to yourself from what you actually believe. When we are telling ourselves that we aren’t enough, when we’re…
Why is journaling so hard?
Journaling is hard because it asks you to engage with yourself, use your mind, and write in ways you aren’t used to. In order to have a sustainable and rewarding journaling practice, you must be unconditionally authentic and accepting. Doing that is not easy. It requires adjusting your mindset and giving yourself space that you…
Journaling makes wellness tangible
I could list some benefits of journaling but, there’s already plenty of “the benefits of journaling” lists out there. Plus, the power and magic in journaling isn’t in a list of achievements such as becoming a more grateful, self-aware person… Nah. The real benefit in journaling is in the experience, what you learn, and what…