19 November 2012

Thankful November 2012: Day 19


Today I am thankful for journaling. I was up early this morning thinking about some important things. It was so nice to be able to grab my journal and pour my thoughts out on paper. It helped me figure things out and see things from a bigger perspective.

Journaling is like talking to a friend. It seems like when you start talking or writing about what you're thinking about you immediately start unraveling things you couldn't see before and solutions you've been looking for. While friends are not always available, a journal is. And sometimes it's just better to figure things out on your own than sharing it with other people.

I have many boxes filled with journals now. Treasures indeed. And what a gift they've given me to help me understand my life better and to record the stories of my life that are so quickly forgotten. Thank you journals.

Here links to a few posts about journaling.

Five Quick Ways To Clear Your Mind
Plan Now For A Blissful Winter
The Best Therapy You Can Buy for $7.99

3 comments:

GLENDA CHILDERS said...

I love that stack of journals ... makes me want to write.

Fondly,
Glenda

dawn@joyfulscribblings said...

I couldn't agree with you more! I journal every morning as well. It has finally become a daily habit.

kalanicut said...

I am glad to find journaling devotees like me. It truly is my best therapy and organizational tool.

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