Diaries

Why every teen should use a journal

Why every teen should use a journal

As a tween and teen, I wrote every single thought and feeling down in a diary — this book would now be referred to as a journal. This journal felt like a friend, and within its pages I explored who I was and all of the life experiences I was…
Journal prompts for a journey of self-discovery

Journal prompts for a journey of self-discovery

Your journal can be an excellent tool for getting to know yourself. You might think you know yourself fairly well already, but these journal prompts will encourage you to think about things you normally wouldn’t, and from an entirely different perspective. Read through the prompts, then work through them one-by-one…
Journal prompts for Christmas

Journal prompts for Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of year! It’s also an excellent time to reflect on Christmas and what exactly it means to you and your family. If you journal, Christmas is a great topic to think about — after all, you may very well have celebrated it every single year…
Journal ideas to help you tackle anxiety

Journal ideas to help you tackle anxiety

Anxiety is a normal part of life that is brought on by periods of high stress, however it is possible for anxiety to present itself without a clear ‘reason’ and for it to persist for an unknown and often lengthy period of time. This is problematic and unpleasant for the…
How to journal with your child

How to journal with your child

When your children are young, it is often easy to build a connection with them as it is more about physical actions — you feed them, tickle them, and play with them, and they love it. However, as children get older, that connection can be harder to maintain — especially…
Why all writers should keep a journal

Why all writers should keep a journal

Many successful writers have kept a journal – from Virginia Woolf to David Sedaris, to C.S. Lewis and Anaïs Nin. Life is inspiration for all writers, and how better to process it for use in your own writing than to experience it, then write aspects of it down as a…
Why & how to keep a health journal

Why & how to keep a health journal

If you’re experiencing any kind of illness, a health journal is a great method of tracking symptoms. Even if you’re currently as fit as a fiddle, a health journal is still beneficial as it will provide an excellent comparison for you if you start experiencing changes in your health. I…
How to keep a Dream Journal

How to keep a Dream Journal

If you regularly experience vivid dreams, struggle to recall your dreams, would like to track your dream patterns, would like to attempt to interpret your dreams, or would like to boost your waking creativity, then keeping a dream journal might be just the thing for you. Not only could it…
How to keep a Bullet Journal

How to keep a Bullet Journal

There’s been a lot of hype about Bullet Journaling in the stationery and organisation world recently, but what exactly is it, and what are the benefits? In this article I aim to answer all your questions, and help to get you started with your own bullet journal if you’d like…