How To Start Journaling ~ Motivation Monday

Have you heard the buzz about journaling being excellent for your mental health and wanted to give it a try? Have you tried journaling only to feel discouraged when you can’t keep up with it? Don’t be disheartened, there are lots of easy ways to start the journaling process. It does NOT need to be intimidating, difficult, or look a certain way. The beauty of keeping a personal dialog through writing is that there is no right or wrong way to do it. It is a form of self expression therefore there are so many ways to go about it!

Click this link to learn more about starting your own journal. As I said, this does not have to be hard. All it takes is a commitment to yourself and the process.

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Me and my current journal…make your journal something that brings you joy! Incorporate your favorite designs and patterns. 🙂

Journaling Prompt

As long as I can remember I have been avidly journaling. I have filled notebooks and diaries to the brim with my thoughts and feelings. This has been a very positive form of self care for me through varies life events. I encourage you to start journaling too! It doesn’t take a skilled writer to begin. I thought I would offer you a little prompt today, because sometimes that is all we need to get the ball rolling.

So grab a pen, notebook, and snack (because lets face it, everything is better with a snack) and lets get your journal started!

Write about how you are currently feeling and how you want to feel today. 

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I will share what I wrote to break the ice…

I am currently feeling a bit of sadness in my heart for the state of our world. I also think that the dark skies and chance of more snow have given me a bit of a gloomy spirit. But I’d like to feel hopeful today despite all of that. I am thankful for my boys, for my home, and for this delicious Love Crunch granola I am enjoying. So hopeful is the word I will focus on today. Not every day is perfectly happy…but every day can be filled with hope.