Can Journaling Be Your Thing? Reasons Why Journaling Might Not Be For You

Can Journaling Be Your Thing?   Reasons Why Journaling Might Not Be For You
A well known rapper from the 80's said that he couldn't live without his radio!  This girl can't live without her pen and paper, if I can't write through out the day then I feel lost and anxious.  When I feel like I don't know what I am doing I stop, grab my journal and start writing and behold the great reset!  I start to take all these pieces of my mind that feels like a dropped jigsaw puzzle and I begin to put the picture together.   Does that statement make you cringe?  You many wonder is journaling right for you?
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HOW TO START A JOURNAL - THE EASIEST WAY ANYBODY COULD EVER IMAGINE

HOW TO START A JOURNAL - THE EASIEST WAY ANYBODY COULD EVER IMAGINE
I find that guided journaling prompts also is a great way to get thoughts out of your head and onto paper.   Some like to wing it… open your journal and start penning.  If you are a planner you most likely prefer some guidelines.  Here are some great things to ask yourself before you start to journal.  
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Mindset Medicine With Mari L. McCarthy

Mindset Medicine With Mari L. McCarthy
I had a conversation with Mari in 2021 on Liberate and Lather a Journey To Self Care Podcast and we discussed journaling and the practice that she has been doing longer than my 31 years of writing in bound notebooks.  I like to call her the OG of Journaling.  It is beyond a fad for her it has become a way of life and now she has made it her life’s mission to share her insights and ways that she has used the power of the personal written word to help heal herself and now others.

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Non Traditional Journaling Ideas

Non Traditional Journaling Ideas
The biggest misconception when it comes to journaling is filling blank page after blank page. Not every journal has to be a blank paged book that you write in for hours sharing your innermost thoughts. Some journals take minutes to update. Others use no words at all. Journaling isn’t so much about how you do it as it is that you do it with frequency and consistency. 
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