HOW to start and WHY you should bother! Read on, or watch the video! A lot of people are interested in journaling, but never get started. They worry that they might do it wrong, or they won’t be able to keep up the habit, or they’re not sure what they’ll get out of this journaling … Continue reading Journaling for Beginners! ✍️
Read on or watch the video! I recently changed something in my morning pages. It’s about shifting perspective, gaining awareness, changing my outlook and getting an increased sense of positivity and gaining a sense of control. So what I want to do is tell you what I’ve changed and offer an easy journaling exercise that … Continue reading Sunshine Journaling! ☀️
Notes from the unconscious – and what to do about them… Read on, or watch the video! In her book The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron says it’s okay for morning pages to be repetitive and self-indulgent. I’ve noticed that I do tend to write the same things down over and over again. Things are going … Continue reading The SECRETS of MORNING PAGES!
Read on, or watch the video! With our busy lives, and all the associated stresses and strains, taking the time to sit, examine our thoughts and feelings, and then write about them, can seem like an unjustifiable luxury. It can also feel a bit scary.But writing things down has proven therapeutic benefits. Talking is easier. … Continue reading Expressive writing …the reasons why, and the benefits
A useful companion to morning pages Read on, or watch the video! Today I want to talk to you about the evening check-in. What’s the evening check-in? Well it’s a similar but very different companion to morning pages. At its simplest, the evening check-in is a reflection on the day. While your morning pages are … Continue reading Daily Journaling – the Evening Check-in ✍️
Morning pages is a concept from Julia Cameron’s book The Artist’s Way. Writing morning pages has many benefits, but some people don’t find it easy, so I thought I’d share my journey with morning pages, my technique, how I lay out my notebook – why I use four pages instead of three! – and how I … Continue reading MORNING PAGES! My experience and the benefits…
Journaling is a hugely beneficial activity that offers an opportunity for reflection, self-expression and personal insight. Here’s my three tips for making the most of your journaling, and a challenge at the end… 1. Write for you Journals are personal things. People often write as if someone is looking over their shoulder. They worry, consciously … Continue reading Three ways to MAXIMISE YOUR JOURNALING
When will I take notice? The above note appeared in my morning pages today. It’s something that crops up a lot. I don’t know how many times I have to tell myself this before I take notice, or fully acknowledge the level to which I overload myself. Possible reasons: There are lots of things I … Continue reading Doing too much