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30 Journaling Prompts for Self-Reflection and Self-Discovery. I often include different journal prompts on Weightless because I think it’s key to continually maintain a dialogue with ourselves.

30 Journaling Prompts for Self-Reflection and Self-Discovery

It’s part of building a healthy relationship, or rather a friendship, with yourself. As Eleanor Roosevelt said, “Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.” Here are 30 prompts, questions and ideas to explore in your journal to get to know yourself better. My favorite way to spend the day is…If I could talk to my teenage self, the one thing I would say is…The two moments I’ll never forget in my life are… Describe them in great detail, and what makes them so unforgettable.Make a list of 30 things that make you smile.

“Write about a moment experienced through your body. Journaling helps us figure out who we are, what we need and what we want. She Was Tired of Being Photoshopped, So Here’s What She Did About It. Easy Journaling. Login - Gorgeous tag clouds. Imagination Prompt Generator: Random Writing Blog Prompts, Writer's Prompt Tool. Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling. These rules were originally tweeted by Emma Coats, Pixar’s Story Artist.

Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling

Number 9 on the list – When you’re stuck, make a list of what wouldn’t happen next – is a great one and can apply to writers in all genres. You admire a character for trying more than for their successes.You gotta keep in mind what’s interesting to you as an audience, not what’s fun to do as a writer. They can be very different.Trying for theme is important, but you won’t see what the story is actually about til you’re at the end of it. Now rewrite.Once upon a time there was ___. Every day, ___. Brainstorming. 365 Pictures Daily Photo Prompts Generated for Your Creative Inspiration!

Writing Prompts : 365 : 365 Creative Picture Prompts, Prompt-a-Day Generator One picture and text prompt per day to inspire your creative life.

365 Pictures Daily Photo Prompts Generated for Your Creative Inspiration!

Visit again tomorrow for February 5, 2015 What would this settler feel if she/he could return from the past and see their homestead still standing? How would the land have changed since their farming days? Photo and prompt copyright © Kristi Tencarre. About 365 Picture Prompts Welcome to Creativity Portal's first-ever worldwide collaborative daily prompt project. Artists, photographers, writers, and other creatives have generously shared their personal pictures and thought-provoking prompts to inspire others with unique perspectives and manifested expressions of creativity. Use these images and words for: WordSift - Visualize Text. Phrase Thesaurus - ideas generator for writers.

50 MORE Journal Writing Prompts. 9 Quotes Every Book Lover Should Read. 5 Poets On The Most Beautiful Word In The English Language. “Love Poem” by John Frederick Nims…all the toys of the world would break. « j. p. bohannon. Love Poem (by John Frederick Nims) John Frederick Nims (1913-1999) My clumsiest dear, whose hands shipwreck vases, At whose quick touch all glasses chip and ring, Whose palms are bulls in china, burs in linen, And have no cunning with any soft thing Except all ill-at-ease fidgeting people: The refugee uncertain at the door You make at home; deftly you steady The drunk clambering on his undulant floor.

“Love Poem” by John Frederick Nims…all the toys of the world would break. « j. p. bohannon

Unpredictable dear, the taxi drivers’ terror, Shrinking from far headlights pale as a dime Yet leaping before apopleptic streetcars— Misfit in any space. And never on time. A wrench in clocks and the solar system. Forgetting your coffee spreading on our flannel, Your lipstick grinning on our coat, So gaily in love’s unbreakable heaven Our souls on glory of spilt bourbon float. Be with me, darling, early and late. I once read this poem in public to a group of twenty to twenty-five people. I love this poem because it is an anti-ideal love poem. My favorite portrait of Shakespeare Like this: P-sentencediagrams_5000x3750.png (3000×2250) Discworld & Terry Pratchett Wiki. 13 Pinterest Tragedies Explained By Sylvia Plath Quotes.

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Keep a 5 Year Journal - Daily Prompts with Steps for Getting Started and Prompts for January and February. By Tami Taylor (Click here to see all 12 months.)

Keep a 5 Year Journal - Daily Prompts with Steps for Getting Started and Prompts for January and February

What’s a 5 year Journal? That was my question when I first heard of it. (Ok, my first question was “five years??” Stick with me, though, it’s relatively painless. I promise.) What is your number one goal this year? Getting Started Step 1. 10 Journaling Tips to Help You Heal, Grow and Thrive. “The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you live in will be.”

10 Journaling Tips to Help You Heal, Grow and Thrive

~Shakti Gawain Keeping a journal has many positive benefits. Journaling can help with personal growth and development. By regularly recording your thoughts you will gain insight into your behaviors and moods. Journaling can be used for problem-solving and stress reduction. Dr. In addition, writing in a journal is an effective tool for use in the healing process. I started keeping a diary at age 8. I studied Ira Progoff’s At a Journal Workshop and implemented his methods—an elaborate design for generating the energy for change.

To this day I continue to use some of his techniques as well as others I’ve learned. There is a lot of power in the written word but occasionally words are hard to find. Soul Food Cafe. Journal Writing Websites - Journal Software - LifeJournal – both Online & PC.