Tag Archive | journaling

How to Journal: Computers

journal and penLast week I discussed Journaling Supplies, detailing various types of notebooks and pens available in the marketplace. And I suggested you experiment with several different styles to determine which one(s) work best for your writing temperament.

But I know there are times when electronic journaling is preferred. This will be the focus of today’s post.

Privacy is a real concern when it comes to journaling.

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How to Journal: Supplies

journal and penTo begin a journaling routine is simple. All you need is something to write with, something to write on, and a desire to write.

You can easily start with supplies you already have on hand: either a computer or tablet with word processing capabilities, or if you prefer the old-fashioned way, pen and paper. However, I would advise experimenting with a variety of supplies to decide which method works best for your writing style.

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How to Journal: Introduction

I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.      ~ Joan Didion

I started journaling about three years ago. I always loved the idea of journaling – keeping a diary – but somehow I never followed through with those intentions. After experiencing a mild mid-life crisis in early 2013, however, my counselor prescribed expressive journaling as therapy. I have not stopped writing since.

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