More about Journaling

Is there a difference between scribbling down all that is bothering you and actually doing something about it? Yes there is,  read my blog post on Writers Fun Zone – How telling your Story Today can Change your Tomorrow. Sign up for the 8 class teachable course now. Contact me to participate in the 8-week … Continue reading More about Journaling

Good Reasons to Keep Journaling

I hate X, I have hated X from the day she walked into the cafeteria.  How do I dislike her, let me count the ways. There is no question that writing down your best revenge schemes is a delicious way to pass a dreary winter afternoon.  But all that writing can lead to so much more.  Obviously … Continue reading Good Reasons to Keep Journaling

Buy it, or just describe it?

Souvenir.  The impulse to buy something to remember an experience. Or the impulse to buy something because in the moment, that keychain, purse or rock, seems like an excellent idea. Or the impulse to buy what everyone else is buying. Or impulse triggered by abundance – a market filled with painted pottery, a store packed with … Continue reading Buy it, or just describe it?

What to write in your journal

Your Personal Story – journaling and memoir As you probably guessed by now, daily journaling is part habit, part meditation and mostly showing up.   The activity of journaling is as important as what you actually write.  Practicing in your journal will help you unfold and unpack what is working in your life, what needs improvement and … Continue reading What to write in your journal

Where to Write?

Where to Journal – an adventure I drag my journal everywhere.  I like cafes, I like home, I like parks.  Enough about me. Where do you like to journal?  Where and when are important questions to ask and once discovered, important spaces to protect? If you don’t yet have the “perfect” journaling space, spend some … Continue reading Where to Write?

Transformative Journaling

  What is transformative Journaling and why is it different from regular journaling? Journaling is an everyday activity, easier than exercise and more transformative than crosswords. If you’ve been journaling forever, switch up your writing from just griping and complaining to exploring how you can make the situation better or how you can think about … Continue reading Transformative Journaling

The Personal Story

We are writers.  We write.  Good, bad, ugly and sometimes completely indifferent work and words all scribbled down in the dark of night, or dawn.  We often can’t help but write.  And we often wonder if we are just wasting time.Turns out we aren’t. Journaling, even if the work doesn’t lead to the next great novel, will,  … Continue reading The Personal Story