Journaling Tips And Resources

Here we share journaling tips and resources to help you explore the world of journaling through articles, books, workshops, blogs and more.  We are continuously adding new resources and tips to our list as we discover them, so please check back often!  

To get started with keeping your personal journal, you can read our tips on how to start a journal here.  We also recommend the following writer resources to anyone who wants help with either starting a journal, or maintaining an ongoing personal journaling practice:

For more information on unleashing Journaling Power in your life, work directly with Mari, The Journaling Power Guide!  Learn about specialized Journaling Power  Workshops write here!

Below, find more journaling tips to help you write now!

Here's our latest Journaling blog post:


By Holly Levison

Journaling_Power_Update_2.pngLife has fascinating moments of serendipity, often coinciding with monumental change, great loss or the rare occurrence of stepping back and allowing life to take you where it wants you to be – no agenda, no plan, no fear. One of these serendipitous events brought the 23 Days Self-Discovery Journaling Challenge into my life. It arrived like a whisper of salvation and hope. Not only had my 21-year relationship hit an inconceivable impasse, my creative voice stifled, and the looming comprehension of turning 60 overwhelmed my brain. Any one of these could spell disaster for nurturing spontaneous creativity. The combination of all three rocked my world. READ MORE


View our Journal Prompts pages for ideas to spark your journaling practice!


Journaling Tips from a Fellow Journaler:

I have been stuck on doing all kinds of things but writing. I have made all kinds of excuses why not so I started to ask myself why I do this and the answers surprised me. I said I do this to create a safe and loving space for myself and when I stop writing I lose sight of who I am and my ability to work through simple things become difficult. Journal Writing is the one place I can look at all parts of myself and allow whatever I need to say be okay. So I have started to write again and I start by asking questions of myself to stay engaged in the process. What a difference journaling makes even if all I do is pick it up and just say good morning, close my eyes and I am off. 

Ruth Glatt, Facebook Journal Winner September. 


Read and Subscribe to Mari's Journal Writing Power Blog. There are many articles on how to jumpstart a journaling practice plus journal prompts and exercises.


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