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The Boy with a Secret (Pencil)

Day 43.

This is a page from my journal from last year, 2014. I have kept a journal since I was fourteen years old. In my closet I have nearly all of them in a suitcase. 191 more words


On the Benefits of Keeping a Journal

Art by Carolyn Hall Young.

When I first decided to start a journal I didn’t just start it. As is my way, I thought about it, I wrote countless journal entries in my head, I tried out journal apps, debated whether I should write a personal journal or a blog, tested and downloaded four different journal apps and five blog hosting sites and worried about what my family or friends would say about topics that were taboo in those circles. 532 more words

Benefits Of Keeping A Diary

The Benefits of Keeping a Journal (Part 2)

I would like to remind the reader that the majority of these quotes were found on a beautiful, highly intelligent website, Brain Pickings by Maria Popova in a post entitled… 603 more words

Benefits Of Keeping A Diary

Making Salad with Anais

My lovely sister-in-law-to-be is currently studying at UCLA, and she recently had access to their archives for research. She chose to look at the diaries and correspondence of Anais Nin and was extremely excited about having the chance to look at these documents, to touch the pages Anais had touched, to see her words as they were written. 340 more words


5 Alternative Ways To Write Every Day

I have resolved many times to write every day. To keep a diary, or to wake up 20 minutes earlier and jot down some thoughts before the start of the day. 596 more words



Welcome to FEBRUARY Everyone.

So much will be happening on this blog for the entire month. Each day will come with its unique package, and I hope every reader will pick a thing or two from it. 577 more words


A Diary to Remember

I had kept diaries in the past. Over the years, some have been lost by accident, or the diaries were deliberately destroyed under difficult circumstances. With the digital age, I keep notes on my phone, a tablet or a laptop.  600 more words