What is a Journal?

A journal is a record that stores every details of your life from an event, collect ideas, write your feelings, pen down your daily thoughts and memories. In this way, you are able to remember what you did, what you were thinking and feeling, and what had happened when you were younger. A journal can be used in a range of ways.

Types of Journal

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If you have just started journaling or wondered how to start and write a journal, you should first know that there are a few types of journal. The type of journal that you keep depends on your needs and interests.

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The type of journals include:

  • A daily journal to record memorable moments in your life.
  • A reflective journal to track your experience and a space to pour out your feelings.
  • A gratitude journal to write a list of things your are grateful for today.
  • A travel journal to log your excursion.
  • A dream journal to record your dreams on a regular basis, track their themes and patterns over time.
  • A bible journal to write your thoughts as you read the bible.
  • And many, many more…

Why Journal?

A journal offers you a private place to write and reflect your thoughts as they are not written for others to read, but rather for yourself. You can write your own story of your life. You can vent your anger through writing. You can keep track of your mood. You can record memorable moments such as birthday and holiday trip. As you find out more about journaling, you will better understand the benfits of a journal can help you in your life. Ultimately, by keeping a journal, you can get personal freedom and space.

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By keeping a journal, it can give you incredible personal benefits and enhance your life in some way. Journey online platform offers you a secure and private location to keep any type of journal you like. Online journals never get lost or stolen and can be accessed from anywhere.

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Journal Basics

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Ideas for Journals

  • 5 Year Journal

    Write one line a day for the next five years.

  • Bible Journal

    A bible journal is one that holds your thoughts and reflections after a religion class and feelings that concerns life.

  • Dream Journal

    Record your dreams on a regular basis and keep track of the dream's themes and patterns.

  • Travel Journal

    Document your adventures, road trips, places that you have visited, and discoveries that you made along the way.

  • Reflective Journal

    A self-reflective journal helps you to create your life with intention.

  • Pregnancy Journal

    Write a personalized experience of your pregnancy journey.

Ideas for Diaries

  • Food Diary

    Keep a log of all your daily meals to ensure a balanced nature diet.

  • Morning Pages

    Streams of consciousness writing done first thing in the morning.

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