How to Journal in 10 Simple Steps

How to Journal in 10 Simple Steps

If you don’t have time to read this whole guide, stick with #1 and you’ll do just fine! 1. Keep it Simple Journal writing at its core is simple. You get some paper and a pen, you write a few pages about what’s going on. You do it again tomorrow. And...
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. Many 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...
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...