Journaling – The Thought Sorter

Journaling for Personal GrowthThere’s no doubt that journaling is hugely valuable, rewarding and helpful. But there is a right and a wrong way to journal.

Why journal anyway?

Einstein said “You can’t solve a problem with the same level of thinking that created the problem”.

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Young Writers – Making the Summer Journal Fun

classroom journalingWith technology being what it is today for children, the desire to write outside of school grows slim to none. If any writing is being done, it’s generally in the form of a text or email.

Keeping your child’s handwriting skills at their peak performance is as essential for school success as being a good reader. But before you haul out the notebook paper and pencils, let’s look at some fun ways to keep kids writing… and enjoying the process.

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In The Flesh: 3 Tips To Journaling Believable Characters

3 Tips To JournalingWriters are natural observers. We note characteristics about people that others miss. How many times have you observed someone, and then revealed that observation to a friend who said, “Yes, yes, that is exactly right! I could not put my finger on what impressed me about that person before.” Here are three journaling tips that will develop your skill of observation.
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8 Great Journaling Tips

journaling tipsMix a martini, don’t forget the olives, or pour yourself a tea, relax and enjoy!

There are no hard-set rules for keeping a journal. How often you write, time you spend, and how rigorously you maintain a regular journaling schedule are matters of personal choice and circumstance. Therefore, it is important to find what works for you. Here are eight guidelines to assist you.
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Tips On Keeping A Personal Growth Journal

Tips on Keeping a Personal JournalJournaling is a great way of ‘dropping in’ on yourself, and measuring your progress. Whenever we want to manage a new situation, cope with a crisis, clarify what we feel, or have a better understanding of ourselves, journal keeping acts as a powerful facilitator to our growth.
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Easy Journaling Tips

Journaling is a stress free learning technique. My children who journaled seemed to have much more pleasure in—and success at—writing.

Children want to be just like their parents and your writing will inspire their writing, so let your young child see you journaling, even before that child writes. Rather than being a chore, you will find journaling to be multifaceted and rewarding.
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7 Journaling Tips

1. Set your journal or diary where you will see it everyday, i.e., on your nightstand, at your desk, where you have coffee. This will help to remind you to journal.

2. Part of keeping a journal, is skipping a day, a week, and even months.

3. Writing a word, sentences, or paragraphs, journaling whatever you have to say that day is just the right amount to write.

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