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...
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...
Journaling Your Worries Away

Journaling Your Worries Away

Worry is the new human condition. The economy, global warming, in-laws. Even little things cause us to fret on a daily basis. Traffic, deadlines, Starbucks instant coffee. Growing up, my sister had a tiny wooden box filled with miniature people. Their brightly colored...
Night Terrors and Skeletons in the Closet

Night Terrors and Skeletons in the Closet

When you were little, were you afraid of the dark? I have a confession to make: I still am. My fear of the dark proved to be a serious problem in college. Photojournalism students tend to spend a lot of time with the lights out. (Insert inappropriate joke here.) I...
Venting in Your Journal: An Ode to the Rant

Venting in Your Journal: An Ode to the Rant

I received a great reader question this week. It’s a common question I hear quite a bit, so I decided to answer it here so the rest of you can benefit, too. (If you have a question, always feel free to drop me a line and I’ll do my best to answer it.)...