How To Make a Journal Special Using Simple Scrap-Booking Techniques – 5 Tips

journalingMost journals are created using mainly text together with a smattering of photographs and memorabilia and have minimal enrichment in terms of design and visual features. But there is no reason why a journal should not have plenty of graphic and enhancing elements to make it a real treasure.

So you love to write and have no trouble filling pages of your journal, but why not make your journal shine by using a few simple visually appealing ideas? Using lots of text may explain and give great detail about your thoughts and feelings but using sound visual presentation techniques will make your journal into an heirloom for future generations while giving a clear impression of what each aspect of your life was like.

Here are a few tips to help you make your journal a precious keepsake:

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Leave a Legacy – Keep a Personal Journal

journalingFew things in life shed more light on who we are, what we believe, and lessons we have learned, than our personal journals. There is not a life that does not have meaning.

Whether you refer to it as a daily log, journaling, writing, keeping a diary, or taking daily notes; write down the events of your life along with the feelings, thoughts, and lessons learned.

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Weight Loss – Use a Journal to Help You

diet journalWeight loss is a process that does not happen overnight. There is no magic pill. You must put in time and effort to see success with weight loss. When you decide that weight loss is your goal, a journal can come in handy. What you put in your journal is up to you, but there are a few things you should add to make your weight loss as successful as possible. The following article contains some tips you can use when you want to lose weight and use a journal to help you do it.

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Keeping a Diary – Tips for Productive Journaling for Children

classroom journalingParents of younger school-age children will remember the first time their child said, “I want to write about that… ” Especially when children are first learning how to read and write and string sentences together, they start to show more and more curiosity about writing something of their own. A fun way to help children explore their desire to write is to teach them about journaling, or as it was called when we adults were younger, keeping a diary.

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Use Your Journal To Record Your Experience

journalingAs you grow and expand yourself or your business, it is important to record your experience. If you do not journal already, please start right away. It is critical to understanding yourself.

It is important to incorporate journaling into your daily life. The purpose of a journal is to draw out what is within you. Journaling is a wonderful process because it combines both left brain and right brain activities and synthesizes both experiences. Writing tends to be logical and sequential. Yet, when you get lost in it, your right brain creativity kicks in.

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Keeping a Grief Journal – Don’t Give in to These Excuses

journaling tipsA blank journal page or computer screen can be intimidating. But this thought did not enter my head after my daughter and father-in-law died the same weekend. Journaling was the only way I could cope. It helped me cope and continued to help me when my brother died eight weeks later and when my former son-in-law died.

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Heal the Soul With a Personal Writing Journal

Keeping a personal writing journal has a powerful way of healing the soul. When writing about what troubles you and all your immediate thoughts on the subject it creates space for solutions to enter your life. When you write down things that excite you it creates an opportunity to reflect back to that feeling and experience with happiness and bliss. Your greatest teacher will become your personal writing journal as you write down your inner thoughts, special events, future plans, successes, difficult challenges, dark thoughts, bright thoughts, major frustrations and life’s loves in your journal. You will discover more and more about who you are in the world and why your life is the way that it is.

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Using a Celebration Journal to Increase Self-Esteem

celebrationSelf-esteem refers to your feelings about yourself in different domains. It includes how worthy and likeable you think you are and to what degree do you accept and embrace your strengths and weaknesses? It is commonly thought that low self-esteem is linked to negative outcomes, but high self-esteem can also have a negative impact if it is dependent on accomplishments or transient factors, such as possessions or looks. Your neighbour may have high self-esteem because she has a new fancy car, but her self-esteem could crumble when she loses her possessions. Individuals who have high self-esteem because they have attained some socially desirable standard are often preoccupied with comparing themselves to others.

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The 7 Areas of Success: Journal Your Way to A Wonderful Life

JournalingKeeping a journal is the key to success and fulfillment. If you are looking for success in your life begin by journaling in each of these major areas. Here are the 7 areas of your life you need to journal about to improve your life today.
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