Journaling can help you make improvements in your life. With Commitment Day 2016 coming up in less than a month, there are some things that you can do to get started ahead of time.
First, the important thing to understand is that journaling isn’t always about deep, personal thoughts. It’s more about consistency and you determine what that means to you. It can be daily, weekly, or merely a place to keep ideas as you’re inspired. The practice alone will have revelatory implications as you continue to develop your journaling habit.
Turning Ideas into Reality
It’s often said that writing your goals, thoughts, hopes, and dreams on paper makes them real. Reflecting on those entries will help you focus your mind and keep you on task and help you realize the life you aspire to have.
Here are 8 journaling strategies to help you achieve your goals and make 2016 the best year yet.
When I look back on my 20s and 30s, I wish I would have journaled more.
There’s no question that getting older has given me perspective. I’ve been blessed enough to have people in my life that love me and friends I respect and trust. I even have business relationships that feel more like family and for that, I am extremely grateful. As I reflect on the past two decades of my life I think, “Where did all the time go?” I think about my two beautiful children that are 3 years old and 2 years old and I know that they’ll be teenagers before I know it.
We’re starting to post some “JRNL Jar” prompts on Instagram, so follow us if you need some journaling fuel for the day. We’re going to be posting some journaling tips, tricks, hacks, and maybe some suprises too so don’t miss out!
I used to be pretty terrible at keeping a journal of any kind, but I once journaled daily for three years straight without missing a single day.
How did I do it? Was I super-motivated? Did I carve out a special time each day to write in my journal? What about holidays, vacations, sickness, and a host of other things that could interfere with writing in your journal?
I was committed to keeping a daily journal in the beginning, but stuff happened, things got in the way, and often I was just too tired to write a full entry. As I lay there in my bed, I had an idea. I grabbed my phone and I …Keep Reading