Writing an Inspirational Self-Help Story Part 1: Targeting Readers and Choosing a Topic

How to Start Journaling

Here are my six tips for how you can start journaling: 1    Why do you have the urge to write?  Write about the urge.  It might be something specific such as an event playing on your mind – write about it.  Or it might just be an urge to write – in which...
Journaling Benefits

Journaling Benefits

So much has been researched about the benefits of journaling.  Ones that particularly resonate with me include: Evoking mindfulness: I’m not the most mindful of women.  However, I have found journaling a valuable way to focus on the now of writing, even when my mind...
Paper, Pens and Location

Paper, Pens and Location

Paper or computer:  Currently, when it comes to journals, I have an A4 purple hardback item, an A5 magnetic clasp jobbie (silver with black cats on) and several garish colour spiral-bound A5 notebooks.  I have three beautiful journals, one A5 fluffy covered item,...
How to Start a Reading Journal

How to Start a Reading Journal

I love reading fiction and non-fiction, and I love writing, so a reading journal is a wonderful combination of both passions.  Bibliotherapy is the technical term used when books are used for personal insight with or without a reading journal. These are some of the...