Category: Brain Drops

Old Journals Are Like Letters to Yourself

Have you written a letter to your future self? Depending on the purpose of your journal, your personal book can serve as an extended letter to self,  featuring goals,  wishes,  your ideology. . . Everything. Anything. This morning, I read an entry from ten years ago.…

Do You Reread Your Journals?

People write in journals for a variety of reasons. Depending on the purpose of the journal, rereading it can be useful. Sometimes, however, rereading the journal serves no purpose for you or perhaps it is too painful. However, for those of us who use journals to…

Why Do You Write?

We all write for different reasons. Here are a few that I’ve found. ~ You write as a natural extension of the skill of reading, wanting to recreate  or create your own version of what you’ve seen. ~ Eventually, you write out of habit. ~ You…

How to Journal: 7 Journal Writers Give Advice

Whether you have just begun journal writing, or have been doing it for years, or are taking it up again after a hiatus, these fellow journal writers are here to inspire you in the journey. I’ve compiled quotes and links to their full content. Enjoy! Sincerely,…