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Journaling for emotional and physical health

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Keeping a journal can help you deal with anxiety, set and reach goals or lose weight.

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Ideas on how to use journals for your personal life, in the classroom and in getting healthy.
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Be Productive With Journaling!

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A lot of entrepreneurs start out this way -- they have great ideas but lack the direction necessary to turn said ideas into a thriving business. An easy and simple way to combat this lack of direction is by journaling every day.
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A simple strategy for being more productive with journaling. Write down one goal per page -- then what you did towards the goal, and what you plan to do. Great idea! 

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Why Journaling Promotes Healing - Smitten By...

Why Journaling Promotes Healing - Smitten By... | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
journaling image. Hi, my name is Kallie and I am a journaling junkie. It's been said that “the written word is power” and through my journey I have come to believe this as a TRUTH! I have been known to have a journal or two or ...
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Great article that shows how journaling helps in emotional healing. 

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Art Journal for Spring -- by the Artistic Biker

Our ancestors believed this time of year was the beginning of spring, and by gummies, I'm ready for it! If you enjoyed it, please LIKE IT, THUMB IT, AND SHAR...
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Watching this tough guy biker, called the Artistic Biker, do art journaling is refreshing. Who says art journals are just for ladies? And his work is fun to look at. 

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Wipebook ... Dry Erase Notebook ... Use it Again and Again!

Wipebook  ... Dry Erase Notebook ... Use it Again and Again! | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
If you write a lot in notebooks, chances are you have a large pile of the things. Some notes are worth saving, but others you could do without after awhile.

Via Official AndreasCY
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What a perfect idea for making notes that you don't necessarily need to keep. One of the commentators mentioned that he could write notes for class, and then type them up later. Love this idea! 

 

This would be great for writers (like me) who write a lot of notes for a project, and then get rid of them, afterwards. Paper saver! 

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Sharilee Swaity's comment, December 22, 2013 2:27 PM
Perfect writer's tool for making notes for a project!
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Clutter-busting with...one-sentence journaling

Clutter-busting with...one-sentence journaling | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
Today I'm introducing a regular feature that offers information about creative "clutter-busting" techniques. The kind of clutter I'm referring to is anything that gets in the way of creating on a r...

Via Bobby Dillard, Lynnette Van Dyke
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Brilliant idea .... journal using one sentence a day. The awesome part is that it is doable. One of the hardest part of journaling is finding the time. This lets anyone journal. And the article outlines how much creativity and thoughtfulness can go into one-liners. 

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Penelope's comment, November 5, 2013 2:17 PM
I do the morning pages, but love the idea of one-sentence journaling!
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Sketchbook Wandering: Journaling With Lists

Sketchbook Wandering: Journaling With Lists | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
Journaling With Lists. After being indoors most of the day, I took a woods walk at Moose Point State Park. My indoor, stuffy temper left on the gentle winds & instead some magic blew my way. ~Late afternoon sun weaving ...
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Love this idea! Simply listing your observations .... so simple but beautiful.

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Paper Wishes – 100 Journaling Prompts to Inspire and Encourage

Paper Wishes – 100 Journaling Prompts to Inspire and Encourage | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
Sometimes the best way to figure out who you are is to get to that place where you don't have to be anything else. Journaling provides us with a necessary outlet for our thoughts and feelings.

Via Ariana Amorim
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Some beautiful prompts for helping to discover "you." These would be great prompts for the classroom, too. 

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All of Me: Calendar Journaling

All of Me: Calendar Journaling | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
This post is scheduled to be published while we are having a relaxing weekend in Napier. This time the spread doesn't hold a full week - I like the flexibility. See my other calendar journaling pages in my Flickr set.
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Some sumptous art journaling pages to feast your eyes upon ...

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Kidblog | Safe and simple blogs for your students.

Kidblog | Safe and simple blogs for your students. | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it

Via Maryalice Leister
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Blogging for student can be a neat way to do journals in your classroom.  I just signed up for KidBlog for my class, and am looking forward to trying this out. 

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Maryalice Leister's curator insight, September 29, 2013 3:53 AM

There are some creative and interesting uses for this web tool. The earlier we get children writing, the stronger their skills will be. Check it out and share!

Sharilee Swaity's comment, September 29, 2013 11:25 AM
I just signed up for this tool, for my class. I love that it is another way to get students writing, and that it is interactive and a medium they can relate to!
Maryalice Leister's comment, September 29, 2013 11:33 AM
Thanks for letting me know - I see great value in this. If it gets children writing and loving the process, it's a win-win.
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8 Voices To Capture in Scrapbook Journaling and Titles

8 Voices To Capture in Scrapbook Journaling and Titles | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
Write scrapbook journaling or titles that capture a subject's voice for rich and appealing storytelling. See the scrapbooking ideas for getting voice onto your layouts from our Creative Team.
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I love this article about capturing different "voices" in your scrapbook journaling ... like a child's voice, or an imagined voice. Very creative ideas for showing different perspectives in your scrapbooking. 

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Why Make Time for Journaling When You Are Busy | Kaizen ...

Why Make Time for Journaling When You Are Busy | Kaizen ... | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
image by katiew. Sometimes, when I'm really busy, stuck with a never ending to-do list (okay, that's all the time, but sometimes it's genuinely a problem), journaling feels like a waste of time. Not the activity itself, but the act of ...
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Good advice on taking time to journal, even when you are busy.

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Nancy Watta's comment, September 22, 2013 6:02 PM
I find this entire blog valuable and timely. I am one who journals, and Kaizen gave me a few new ideas.
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First Day Of School Writing Prompts

First Day Of School Writing Prompts | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
Your first day of school sets the precedent for the rest of the year. Start off with some interesting writing prompts to get them started in the right direction.
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Some great prompts for the first day, or week of school, for the classroom teacher. 

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visual blessings: More Faith Journaling

visual blessings: More Faith Journaling | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
I finished my Faith journal awhile ago, and now realized I haven't shared it. Clearly I have had too many journals going at one time. I suppose that should be expected with all that's been going on this year.
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Beautiful art journal pages about faith. 

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Journal Prompts Using Top Ten Lists In the Classroom

Journal Prompts Using Top Ten Lists In the Classroom | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
Journaling with Top 10 Lists. I've always enjoyed Dave Letterman's Top 10 Lists. Recently, we've had a bit of a slump in journal writing. With foggy, dreary days, periodic bouts of illness, and nothing much new on the horizon, ...
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I love this idea! Have students make up top ten lists on several topics. Then they can choose which ones to write about. 

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Heyday: journaling app that writes your dairy for you.

Heyday: journaling app that writes your dairy for you. | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
Heyday is a journaling app for people who are too busy to pen daily entries into their journal. The app creates entries on your behalf based upon the.
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Now technology can write your journal for you! Well, not quite, but close. Heyday is a journaling app that compiles your photos for you, along with any location information and turns that data into a journal for you, with the option of editing in some quick text notes. 

 

Not exactly deep reflection but this seems like the instagram version of a journal ... very appropriate for our text-crazy society. 

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Beautiful Art Journal

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really enjoying Misty Mawn's fresh and carefree take on art journaling using rescued books for the journal (which I have enjoyed in the past...but her approach is a bit new to me and very freeing!)...
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Feast your eyes on this sumptuous art journal!  

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Journaling Helps Emotional Healing

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Journaling helps in the journey to emotional healing.
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How journaling helps in our road to emotional healing. This is the latest page in my own website. 

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seven thirty three - - - a creative blog: Journaling with Kids

seven thirty three - - - a creative blog: Journaling with Kids | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
Journaling with Kids. By Kim Conner. Do you journal? I just recently started up again. It is something I always enjoyed doing as a teenager but as I left the angst behind, I found I stopped writing down my thoughts and insights.
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Some nice prompts for a journal jar. This writer is using this project for her own son. It could also work in the classroom, as a neat way to store journal prompts for the class. 

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Organized Journaling: Date Your Entries | Kaizen Journaling

Organized Journaling: Date Your Entries | Kaizen Journaling | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
Tweet image by eethompson Journaling can be creative. It can be an expression of your creative self - in whatever way you choose. Draw. Doodle. Use colours. Write every ...
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Some very important advice: always date your journals! This is very important in order to provide a record of how you have grown as a person, and in documenting the story of your life. 

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Journaling for emotional and physical health

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Keeping a journal can help you deal with anxiety, set and reach goals or lose weight.

Via Mark Kaylor
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How journaling can help your health in so many ways ...

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Five Steps to Start Journaling | Stephen Elliot | photographer ...

Five Steps to Start Journaling | Stephen Elliot | photographer ... | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
"The weakest ink is stronger than the best memory." It's frightening to realize how few of our thoughts and feelings we remember from day to day. That's exactly why I've carried a journal with me every day since February 8, ...
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The best journaling advice I have ever read! From creating an index for your entries, to carrying it everywhere you go. Must Read! 

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Journaling Made Easy….Make A List! | One Good Thing by Jillee

Journaling Made Easy….Make A List! | One Good Thing by Jillee | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
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Some awesome list posts for journaling! . Check these out ... I definitely would like to use some of these for my class. 

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Sharon Bakar's curator insight, September 30, 2013 10:30 PM

If you can't think what to write today why not make a list?  Then see which of the things you've listed leaps out at you and wants to be written about.  there are some pretty pages to download here that might inspire you too.

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25 Thanksgiving Writing Prompts

25 Thanksgiving Writing Prompts | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
Some excellent thanksgiving writing prompts: these are great for a teacher in the classroom, or can also be used on a individual basis.
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Some great prompts for Thanksgiving Day.

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Journaling to See What You Think | Keeping Life Creative

Journaling to See What You Think | Keeping Life Creative | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
Flannery O'Connor: I don't know so well what I think until. In the classroom, journaling was the first thing we did every morning after handing in homework, hanging backpacks, and doing lunch count. When I try to describe it, it sounds strict and ...
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Journaling helps kids, and adults figure out their thoughts. This writer/teacher/mom shares her experience with journaling, both as a student and a teacher. Great read!  

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Journaling Solutions: September/October 2013 | Creating ...

Journaling Solutions: September/October 2013 | Creating ... | Journaling Helps! | Scoop.it
Download these free fall journaling cards to use on your scrapbook layouts.
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Very cute fall journaling cards to download. FREE! These would be great for scrapbooking, or for a teacher using journals in her/his classroom. 

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