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I Have a Journal

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    And So Does She...

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    When a person has surplus salt buildup in your body, it can raise drinking water weight. The salt calls for water to remain non-poisonous. When you find yourself in a sauna, the...
    James4815fxm8 James4815fxm8 31-35, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I will start to journal again, I brought a small leather journal but I will go back to using my paid diary app. My parents read my journals during my teens years so I stop writing...
    inspirelove inspirelove 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I really like keeping a journal. Its good to write stuff down. Who agrees?
    cleocat1234 cleocat1234 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I've had hyperhydrosis for as long as I can remember. I'm 22 now and it still affects my life; I sweat all over! It has affected me mentally, and because of it I have grown up to...
    wombatjourno wombatjourno 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I like to think of it as a journal of my feelings. It's where I pour my most innermost thoughts and feelings that I can't even share on here on EP. I can only write in it when I...
    TheGuy147 TheGuy147 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    So my psychiatrist told me I should keep a journal for me and my alters, during the school year. It's basically for me, or my alters whenever they are in control, to write in. Such...
    MultipleRex MultipleRex 16-17, M Aug 16

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    So my psychiatrist told me I should keep a journal for me and my alters, during the school year. It's basically for me, or my alters whenever they are in control, to write in. Such...
    MultipleRex MultipleRex 16-17, M 4 Responses Aug 16

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    Do any of you keep like dairy/journal
    shadowfluffy6 shadowfluffy6 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    If you're living at home, may I suggest that you always keep your room super clean and tidy, and try to keep anything you want kept secret in a location away from your home? ._. My...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response Aug 16

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    Not even sure what to write i kinda want to vent but this isnt the venting group and i dont feel like writing in some negative group i just have lots of unwritten random thoughts...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I am writing a journal of my research of fear & what I'm still experiencing of my Depersonalization Disorder Fear Very few people don't understand...
    Joman9 Joman9 16-17, M 4 Responses Aug 18

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    So today was the first day of school, junior year of high school, and it was alright. I started Delta and I started a bit on the journal and you guys were right about it. Hopefully...
    MultipleRex MultipleRex 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    Tonight, I have decided to reach out and find others like me. Others with Conversion Disorder. To this day, I still battle with the tics and tremors that made it so I quit high...
    bluestocking18 bluestocking18 18-21, F Aug 19

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    I have been considering becoming a journalist. Seems pretty easy, if you don't know all the facts you just make up some. I have written fiction so I would say I am very much...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M Aug 21

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    If you are below a time constraint, make sure you suggest our front desk before your support. Authorized guardian will have to sign disclaimer for all guests under 18 years of age...
    Khadijah062yu Khadijah062yu 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I have seen a lot of people on EP and in real life throwing this word around like a hot potato. The two most inappropriately used words in this generation, in my personal opinion...
    AlexandriaDark AlexandriaDark 18-21, F Aug 30

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    Your Dominant Intelligence is Linguistic Intelligence You are excellent with words and language. You explain yourself well. An elegant speaker, you can converse well with anyone...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Aug 31

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    You are excellent with words and language. You explain yourself well. An elegant speaker, you can converse well with anyone on the fly. You are also good at remembering information...
    metaphorical metaphorical 46-50, M Sep 7

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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 a week 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 5 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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