iTools - use the best tools. Inspiration. 10 Ways Journaling Makes You a Better Writer « Live to Write – Write to Live. Journaling is a self-indulgent, narcissistic waste of time.
It’s nothing more than self-administered therapy – the writer simultaneously on the couch and in the psychiatrist’s chair, endlessly picking apart the minutiae of her life to no good end. Time would be better spent alphabetizing the spice cupboard. I disagree. I have kept journals on and off since I was seven years old. My entries have ranged from copies of Shakespeare’s poems to what I did today to philosophical musings to documentation of the soap opera antics of the teenage years.