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Journal Keeping Techniques

Journaling Joys From the desk of Jill Schoenberg— Joys of Journaling #2 |

In order to keep journal keeping fresh and exciting, you have to mix it up a bit. So today I want to share with you some of my favorite journaling techniques.

Journaling Techniques

In my journal, I sometimes use freewriting, while at other times I write about a specific topic from my day. And, even though I do not consider myself an artist, I’ve been known to draw pictures in my journal and sometimes I surprise myself with some great stuff!Journaling Joys

But one of my very favorite journaling techniques is to copy quotes or inspirational pictures from a website and paste them into my journal. When I do this I usually add my own musings, although sometimes I don’t.

The key to keeping your journaling fresh and exciting:

Express Yourself in YOUR Journal in a Way that Feels Joyful and Right to YOU.

When you take this approach your journal writing and journaling ideas flow abundantly and freely.

Until next time… journal on!



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2 thoughts on “Journal Keeping Techniques”

  1. Jill,
    I so enjoy incorporating different techniques in my journal keeping practice, whether in my dream, personal, or art journals. I especially love what you said about technique: Express Yourself in YOUR Journal in a Way that Feels Joyful and Right to YOU. Awesome advice!!

    I have chosen your post, Joys of Journaling #2: Exciting Journal Keeping Techniques, as the #JournalChat Pick of the Day on 6/27/11 for all things journaling on Twitter. I will post a link on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, my blog Refresh with Dawn Herring, and in Refresh Journal, my new email newsletter.

    #JournalChat Live is on Thursdays at 4 p.m. CST/2 PST for all things journaling on Twitter; my account is @JournalChat.

    Thanks again for encouraging folks to find their own creative journaling technique that works for them.

    Be refreshed,
    Dawn Herring
    Host of #JournalChat Live and Links Edition

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