Making Your Very Own Travel Journal

journalingI’ve been on countless trips since childhood; and the one thing I regret the most is being unable to preserve those memories.  Oh, sure, there may be scattered remains: orphaned photos, used plane tickets, bus stubs.  But after a while, the memories start fading and you wish you had just a little bit more to remember by.
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There’s Magic In Journal Writing!

journalingJournal writing is one of the most powerful tools for self-growth and enriching your life. The benefits are almost too many to mention. For starters, when you write down your words, you can see what you are thinking and work with your thoughts in a new way. Writing can give voice to intense emotions, help release pain, and allow you to feel better. You can clear confusion, grasp valuable insights, and find new solutions to your own problems. In addition, you can uncover the bigger picture of your life and reach new heights in self-empowerment.
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Journal – Rock Climbs

journalingTake a minute to give some consideration to your most recent rock climbing experience. What sticks out in your mind? Did you go bouldering at Joshua Tree for the weekend? Hit Red River Gorge in Kentucky? Now think about the first time you ever went rock climbing. Undoubtedly, you remember few things about the geography, people you went with and the particular rock climbing routes. The experiences you’ve forgotten are lost to time. If you keep a rock climbing journal, this won’t be the case.
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What Kind of Journal Or Notebook Should You Use?

journalingFor many people, it is what you actually write in your journal that gets you stuck. You get a few sentences down, and then find yourself staring at the ceiling for an hour. For others, writing comes easy. It’s what they love to do and they can’t seem to run out of ideas. No matter which of these you are, you still need to get a journal to start with before you can start writing or try to start writing. What is the best type of journal for you?
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The Seven Principles For Keeping a Journal

journalingThere are no concrete rules for keeping a journal. It completely depends on the amount of time invested, regularity of the writing and how rigorously you maintain the journaling schedule. So, as a writer, you need to see your own pace and comfort in taking a note of circumstances and sequence. Choose your own time and style of writing to make it interesting and focused on the selected topic.
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Why You Should Keep a Beekeeping Journal

journalMy beekeeping teacher, Serge Labesque, passionately recommended that all his students keep a beekeeping journal. I resisted, though. Whenever he would mention the usefulness of journals, I balked because I dislike having to be so disciplined about anything. I’ve never kept a diary in my younger years and never wanted to. I was persuaded only because we respect Serge so much; he explained how much he learned by rereading his journals, so I went ahead and started keeping a journal.
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