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...
Journaling Interview: Dolly of Journal Addict

Journaling Interview: Dolly of Journal Addict

I’ve got a fresh new journaling interview, just for you. My goal with these interviews is to introduce you to your fellow journalers, perhaps open you up to some new ways of journaling, and to illustrate that there are as many ways to keep a journal as there are...
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...
Are these Emotional Vampires Draining You?

Are these Emotional Vampires Draining You?

This is a guest post by my creative and talented big sister, Kelley. (Actually, she’s smaller than me, but that’s only because she got the brains and I got the height.) I hope you enjoy her insight – I found the article enormously helpful and very...
Journaling Interview: Colin Edwards

Journaling Interview: Colin Edwards

I’ve got another installation for you in the Journaling Interviews series. If you believe that journaling is a new or modern phenomenon, think again. This interview is with Colin Edwards, a retired Brit who has been at it for more than half a century. Colin...