Plants vs. Zombies, IRL

Plants vs. Zombies, IRL

This is a guest post by my lovely and talented sister, Kelley. She’s going to tell you how to use journaling to keep zombies from eating your brains. I’m not kidding. ~Kristin A while back, I wrote a guest post for Journaling Saves about Emotional...
Journaling: a Journey Through the Senses

Journaling: a Journey Through the Senses

This is a guest post from Nicole Tilde, who shares her unique take on journaling and love of writers with us. Manu thanks to Nicole for contributing to Journaling Saves! I see a crack in the window pane, bricks the color of fading clay and the green husks of Magnolia...
Digital Journaling: Make the Switch

Digital Journaling: Make the Switch

Let’s give a warm welcome to today’s guest poster, the talented journalist Sam Lytle! Read on for his words on today’s journaling technology. Making the switch to digital journaling? These are the features you should look for. Technology: A Blessing...
How to Break in a Blank Journal

How to Break in a Blank Journal

This is a guest post from the lovely Melissa Donovan, founder of writingforward.com. We’re not related, but we should be! Melissa has some fabulous tips on how to overcome that blankaphobia that can plague us with a new journal. Thanks so much to Melissa for...
The Art of Recalibration

The Art of Recalibration

My Dad has a strained relationship with his GPS. He calls her “Mona,” and her directional narratives are usually patient. Every once in awhile, my Dad opts for a different route. Say he wants to avoid a dead armadillo blocking the road. Mona then suggests...
Journaling Benefits for Cancer Patients

Journaling Benefits for Cancer Patients

The is a guest post by Jennifer Miller from the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance. Many thanks to Jennifer for sharing her expertise on this helpful topic! For decades, teachers have been encouraging their students to write down their thoughts. In fact, so-called...
Uninspired? Get closer.

Uninspired? Get closer.

Ever notice how things look different when you get in close? When you zoom in, you lose the context and an image or an idea becomes a new thing all its own. It becomes its own work of art, its own inspiration. This is a great technique to enliven a boring topic, or to...
7 Things you taught me in 1 year

7 Things you taught me in 1 year

Happy Birthday to Journaling Saves! Early January of last year, I hit “publish” on the very first post. I’ve learned A LOT in the past year through creating this website. Here are my Top 7 epiphanies of the first year. Before I start, I have to warn...
Take (a little) Time for Journaling

Take (a little) Time for Journaling

Since we’ve all got a million things to do, I’m going to keep it short and sweet here on the site until the New Year. I hope these bite-size journaling tips will help you survive the season. Happy holidays, if you celebrate them. If not, enjoy some...