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I Have a Journal

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    I've Had One My Whole Life

    I started it when I was 13 and I still keep one... I think I do it because I'm not good at talking to others and have always tried to solve my problems on my own... it's helped me over the years...
    phidget phidget 31-35, F 1 Response May 12, 2008

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    On My Computer

    i found this great journal software online and downloaded it on my computer, its nothing too fancy, but it works very well and is password protected so i can basically write anything i want. i don't keep a daily journal but i like having it when i do want to write. i write about...
    SummerDragonfly SummerDragonfly 18-21, F Jan 28, 2012

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    Lisa's Memories

    ch 1 The Beginning My name is Leah, I live in Oklahoma. I would love to work with computers in the future. I love to organise things. I could be a recordkeeper. I've even thought about being a missionary. I plan on going to my votech here in Choctaw. Also volunteering some...
    lea1307 lea1307 18-21, F Sep 18, 2012

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    I Write A Lot About My Past....

    I like writing about my past. I read some, but I have been making a journal about my life over the years. I enjoy telling people stories of my life so they can learn about me. What do you guys think?
    lea1307 lea1307 18-21, F Sep 18, 2012

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    Finding My Voice

    Late night, when everyone has gone to bed and the peace and quiet is almost tangible, is my time to write on my journal. I began journaling at the age of 12. My journal contained my thoughts, my voice about life, about everything I believe and held dear. When I was 19, a...
    alexisalex alexisalex 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 6, 2011

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    And So Does She...

    I have a journal and so does she:
    jenvice jenvice 46-50, F Apr 28, 2013

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    I Want To Share This Guys....

    I found a very interesting website called Live Your Dream.org. It is to help teen girls with their self-esteem. I hope that you guys might get some use out of it. (= Write that down and show to your church or school.
    lea1307 lea1307 18-21, F Sep 18, 2012

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    Fantasy Journal

    I keep a journal about a world I made up I call Haven and write myself into the world. It's populated with any and all sorts of magical beings and places. It sounds silly but it brings me hope and encouragement. I dialogue with the inhabitants of the world and they encourage me...
    Niwatori Niwatori 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 21, 2012

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    Catch-all

    My journal of choice has always been a single-subject spiral notebook.  (My current one has Tinkerbell dancing all over the cover...) You're likely to find about anything, thumbing through one of my notebooks.Of course, being a journal, there's pages upon pages of my thoughts...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Sep 5, 2011

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    I Keep Many Journals

    I'm a believer in keeping journals. If you enjoying writing, then jouraling is the way to go. I keep a journal to record dreams and their interpretations, a general journal (I write in it weekly or monthly), a journal of blessings that have happened in my life........hmmm......I...
    CagedRaven CagedRaven 46-50, F Jun 27, 2009

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    Falling Off The Wagon (Aka Sabotage)

    Recently I posted a story I this group about journaling. Then a few days later I locked my keys in my car and needed to see if I could find an ancient "Slim Jim" to see if I could get my car unlocked. I visited my late step father's garage (I mean it belongs to my mother but it...
    jenvice jenvice 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 16, 2013

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    Before Only During (But I Didn'T Know)

    What I learned before I lost everything I ever wanted: Written Winter 1999 - 2000 "One thing I have learned during this time of recovery is that I am never going to be able to quit treating myself like a human being (which I once saw as treating myself as an emotional invalid...
    jenvice jenvice 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2013

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    Best Outlet

    I just really really love my journal, I named it Lenard. Yes, I named my journal,lol. I think the reason I did that was that I wanted to feel like I was talking to someone when I wrote in it. Lenard had a pretty boring cover so I did just a tiny bit of work to him and he's good...
    DewDropsontheGrass DewDropsontheGrass 13-15, F Aug 15, 2012

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    Some Tips To Help People....

    Ways you can help people out. There are many people that need care. They need love, and they need someone to take care of their needs, which are for food, for clothes, love, and for shelter. They also need to be taught right and wrong. Some people truly don't just know. You...
    lea1307 lea1307 18-21, F Sep 18, 2012

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    I Think..

    journals are diffrent then blogs and journals are better then blogs but whats keeping a journal when you can share it all over the world! a journal and a dairy are kinda the same thing but a dairy is not for everyone to see i just wanna know whats better a blog a dairy or a...
    Extim Extim 22-25 2 Responses Aug 29, 2009

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    Jrnling Is The Best!

    I keep a journal. I've been keeping one on and off since I was about 8 years old. I have kept one solidly (writing every day or every other day) since I was about 16. (For the last 16 years or so). I have two giant tupperware bins that I keep all my old notebooks in, I have...
    palepinkchick palepinkchick 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2010

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    More Than One..

    journals that are too personal , journals that i would like some ppl to read(a graditude journal-that was an idea from a special friend)n journals that have to do with therapies etc. The one's that r more important is the personal's i think coz it took time to write them but...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 2, 2010

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    Journaling The Journey

    I have been keeping a journal since I was in Junior High in one form or another. Originally, it started in school at the insistence of my English teacher. Then when I started seeing a counselor when I was 17 she further encouraged my journaling as a therapeutic measure. When my...
    jenvice jenvice 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2013

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    Marine's Journal

    I keep a journal, but not one like you'd expect, every day, or every other day, I write in my journal, and I talk to it as though I am talking to another person, weird right? Go ahead, I don't mind :) I'll admit, it IS pretty weird, but the catch is, the journal isn't for me. It...
    Marinesheart Marinesheart 13-15, F Oct 10, 2012

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    Dear Journal .. I've always loved to write .

    . We moved around alot, as a kid I would write to friends and family as a means of keeping in touch putting pen to paper was the way to go back then but all that changed as I grew up and got busy with life, snatching phone calls or just losing touch. And then the internet was...
    WanderingxYingxYang WanderingxYingxYang 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    A Very Special Journal

    Thick and lush pages, spiral bound with a flower cutout on the front. It fitted it's purpose perfectly. Filled with hopes and dreams. The most beautiful writing I could create. Photos given to me that I cannot replace. Copies of engagement and wedding invitations. Sketches of...
    EternallyHopeful EternallyHopeful 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 27, 2010

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    Prologue

    Lovely days like this when you want to vent , when you want to drink the goblet full of bitter poison , and say there is nothing left . I drank it all and i've survived . I am sane , i am whole , my soul is covered with a tick layer of ice , but i've survived , not sure that am a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 6, 2013

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    I Have a Jounarly

    I have a jounarly . I use the blogging for that. And other can see it and I can share how I feel. It works better for me that way. And then I can see what other think of what I write. I dream what I wanted to do in life and I use the dream jouarnaly for that. That is how I...
    lashanda lashanda 51-55, F Aug 25, 2008

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    Either A Journal Or A Diary

    I honestly think it is both in one book, but perhaps just a journal. Writing personal thoughts is fun, but I left my book at my house on accident along with other things. I really, REALLY hope my mother doesn't read it! She has no business in my personal life and she already...
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 Jan 26, 2013

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    I've been writing sporadically in the same

    journal for 4 years now. Now there's only two pages with writing on them, I tore the other pages out because I got worried that someone might read it. It's not like I wasn't aware that someone might read it before, I just got a little more paranoid I guess. I never really wrote...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response Mar 19

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    When days are long and hard all my Memories of

    the times I experienced joy are their to relive and find a smile. With my little book I can travel once more to relive my reasons to live. Instead of cutting I remember the words that made me stop. If I cry I write that too so I can remember later the days I hit...
    brokenkailyn brokenkailyn 16-17, F Dec 2, 2013

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    Creative Journal

    Hello my name is Bonnie and im just starting a journal, I want to be creative so does anyone have any ideas? Im going to put my own poems, a wish list, my fave things, cute pictures i like, quotes i like and my life story but any other ideas would be greatful. I like...
    missXbonzo missXbonzo 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 25, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I got a really cool journal but idk what to write in it :/ and i love write any ideas ?
    desitor desitor 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 19

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    So I decided that I'm going to also use ep for journaling Today was bizarre. Bat man has been eating drinking and standing a good amount, he cries when I walk in because he...
    LastofmyKind LastofmyKind 26-30, F Sep 23

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    I started one a few months ago. It's an online journal where I put down my thoughts. I thought it was a good idea that would help me in getting my thoughts together.Actually, I jot...
    coffeeboy17 coffeeboy17 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    140910-1237 Sophie, a princess, has apparently departed. For whatever reason, sometimes when people depart, their old messages remain in my inbox for my review; other times...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Sep 10

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    Frequent sexual activity may reduce a man's risk of prostate cancer, according to a study in the April 7 Journal of the American Medical Association If a man has this mindset and...
    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F 3 Responses Sep 12

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    ARMED ROB Rob looked as dapper as was possible in a public hospital-issue dressing-gown as he introduced himself in a quiet corridor, where I had retired with notebook and pen...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 18

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    Journal entry that describes my last succinctly: "I dreamt that I was in love with a broken, used little creature. We twirled on infinitely."
    Arcadeus Arcadeus 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    Not all people. This just annoys me. The Wall Street Journal publishes a story on how a degree helps relationships. I'm sorry, but no. That's bullshit that thousands of people now...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    This has happened on more than one occasion. The first time was a week before school started, and I had a dream where I was attending the first day of school. An old friend of...
    00SecretGarden00 00SecretGarden00 16-17, F Sep 7

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    In July of this year, I had the good fortune of going to the Washington Journalism and Media Conference in Fairfax, Virginia. It was an amazing experience, mostly because of one...
    cmill357 cmill357 16-17, F Sep 11

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    I was up all night, till 9 am then half slept till one pm.... Easy to explain but to deep to complex in the same... A physcologist told to quit trying to figure out Gods thoughts...
    jessie121412 jessie121412 41-45, M Sep 12

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    Day 1 Part 1; We'll this'll be mostly about me assisting little kids at dance, and something for me to look back on. Well today will be my first day assisting and I'm assisting 7...
    Swagaliciousk Swagaliciousk 13-15, F Sep 13

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    Today I was thinking- and I know this sounds messed up- about how I don't consider myself attractive or beautiful but I can make beautiful things. I know how people must see me. I...
    EmilyAlter EmilyAlter 26-30, F Sep 15

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    Vampires from around the World True Stories of Vampires By: Deanna Jaxine Stinson, Author Halo Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 19

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    When I said I promise I would change...lied... When I said I have a dream to be a writer, it's not mine I've stolen it from my sister. When I chose Journalism back in university...
    Quentine Quentine 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    I want more out of life then it has to offer right now. I continue my quest for balance and freedom. Love is a way to answer all of my prayers. That I always have it and show it...
    LastofmyKind LastofmyKind 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I want more out of life then it has to offer right now. I continue my quest for balance and freedom. Love is a way to answer all of my prayers. That I always have it and show it...
    LastofmyKind LastofmyKind 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I want more out of life then it has to offer right now. I continue my quest for balance and freedom. Love is a way to answer all of my prayers. That I always have it and show it...
    LastofmyKind LastofmyKind 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I want more out of life then it has to offer right now. I continue my quest for balance and freedom. Love is a way to answer all of my prayers. That I always have it and show it...
    LastofmyKind LastofmyKind 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I have a journal that's been with me when I was going through some of my worst days..I'm thinking about burning it, but something tells me I shouldn't
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 16-17, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    I knew that long time back, I have myself, and ONLY myself. But Idk why I keep on forgetting, Idk why I am fooled easily into forgetting facts and into believing in things that...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 44 mins ago

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    Oxfam: 85 richest people as wealthy as poorest half of the world As World Economic Forum starts in Davos, development charity claims growing inequality has been driven by 'power...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M 5 hrs ago

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    Well its that time again, my monthly therapy appointment to try and deal with the monsterous multiflavored monkey on my back called APD. I almost feel its useless to go but i keep...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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