motivation monday: journaling

I’ve journaled most of my life. I still have my first journal that I received in fifth grade along with all my journals from college and afterwards. Missing are the ones from high school.

When I journaled, I stuck to writing. Simply writing worked best for me.

Some people doodle in their journals.

Source: grace is overrated

(Check out her more than 50 free printable journal pages filled with daily prompts.)

Some scrapbook a discovery journal.

Source: sugar magnolia

Some create a journal out of recycled materials.

Source: no. 2 pencil

Some adapt an existing copy book.

Some go with a simple Moleskine.

A journal is what you make of it.

Some inspiration prompts to get you started.

Motivation Monday

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Barb Hoyer has written 4286 posts.

After working in the fundraising world for over ten years, Barb is an avid runner, writer, photographer, parent volunteer, and lover of dictionaries and thesauruses. Wife to an engineer and mom to 5 kids, Barb lives in the suburbs of Philly. Her idea of relaxation is an afternoon on the couch with a stack of books.

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    • says

      Aren’t they wonderful! I would love to have a journal that I doodle in though I feel like I’m not much of a doodling. This seems like the best of both worlds for us doodle-impaired folks.

    • says

      Wouldn’t it be fun to write a list of things that happen each day? Like saw the first robin this year or made bread for the first time.

  1. says

    I love journaling! I have been doing less of it recently and really need to get back to it. Thanks for this post…hopefully it will kickstart it for me! My favorite one to write in is The Happiness Project Journal.
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