A Short and Simple Guide to Journaling in 2022
Journaling is the most simplistic form of writing. You can call it a method to convert your thoughts into writing.
Basically, you will be writing down your thoughts, problems, goals, or plans on a paper/digital notebook.
There are two methods of journaling:
Nothing beats writing on paper. If you like going old-schools, get a pen and a notebook.
Try writing with your favorite pen. Moreover, there are many journal-specific notebooks available that you can buy online.
If you are good with typing, then the digital method is best for you. Moreover, a digital notebook is a safer option because it is difficult to hide a physical notebook from your family or roommates.
There are many note-taking apps that can be used for digital journaling.
My personal favorites are:
2. Standard Notes:
It depends upon what’s your purpose of writing. Are you writing for improving your mental health, for planning your future goals, for documenting your life, or for creating a writing routine?
Basically, you can write anything you want. There are no hard and fast rules.
But… I get it. For most people, journaling is not easy. Every time you sit down to write, you keep staring at an empty page or blank screen. Basically, you don’t know what to write in your journal.
This is where journaling prompts come into play.
Journaling prompts are topics or ideas that can serve as a starting point for your journal entry. It can be a word, a statement, a photo, or any general trigger.
Journaling Prompts for improving your mental health
If you got a creative kick, take inspiration from these prompts.
A Freelance Writer
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