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I Keep a Journal

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    Relationships... - I think relationships should improve upon our solitude. Else, it's not worthy of my time and effort.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 19, 2013

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    I carry my journal every where I go, not because I write in it in different places, but i dont trust anyone at home not to rummage through my things and pick up my things to go...
    numcake numcake 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    (Filipino) October 8, 2013 Entry - (Hindi po talaga ako ganito kahaba magsulat, sadyang malakas lang ang trip kong nung araw na yan) October 8, 2013 11 PM Na-mention ko na ba...
    m00nshine m00nshine 16-17, F Nov 27, 2013

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    Almost There... - i've been immersed in myself last couple of years. For few months now i have this shift happening in me, i think in coming months my knowledge and being will...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 30, 2013

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    Little Things... - Little things in life matter. There might be things you know you need to do but you let it slip anyway because you can. These little things accumulate and become...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 3, 2013

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    I'm a guy and I have a journal. I'm not ashamed of it or anything, I'll let someone read it, I have nothing to hide.
    Mjj101 Mjj101 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    Everythings In My Journal So I Protect It - I document everything. Every thought, nightmare, funny time, bad joke, awkward moments, everything. I had a journal on my computer at...
    boklenHolley7 boklenHolley7 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 27, 2011

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    I've kept a journal for years. When I was unemployed, I would write in it for a couple of hours a day. Alas, this is no longer the case, but writing in it regularly helps keep...
    kidamy kidamy 31-35, F Jan 27

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    This Is My Journal - I write down memories and random stuff on this site. Of course, I do filter myself sometimes.
    emipurple emipurple 18-21, F Oct 10, 2013

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    Must Define What I See - I've kept journals for ten years now and I think I've become a better writer because of them. They helped a lot during adolescence, from the teenage boy...
    Ariella Ariella 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2008

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    Wake Up... - i need to get off my arse and do few things. i am used to things coming to me, i don't pursue things. I have this tendency to fall off in my comfort zone and laze...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 23, 2013

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    Being There And Being Strong... - It is important to be strong in every way. One never knows what kind of problem might surface at what time. I will be the pillar of strength for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 13, 2013

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    Material Success... - So i was given a more challenging role at work. I was told my performance in new role will be watched for few months. The guy before me couldn't take the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 17, 2013

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    I'm afraid to see the things I've written in the past. Those things are to never be seen by human eyes again. Just like every other, this one will be burned when filled to the...
    HeyItsKaylaMay HeyItsKaylaMay 18-21, F Apr 1

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    My Journal Became My Best Friend - Long story short, my mom got me a journal to write my deepest darkest secrets and feelings that I couldn't tell anyone else. I normally bottled...
    Sammily Sammily 16-17, F Sep 30, 2013

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    Self Discipline... - These days everyone wants to take shortcuts. Immediate gratification is what they look for. I think it's not the best way to go about in life. Self discipline...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 24, 2013

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    Problems And EP... - It seems most people are here on EP because they are going through some sort of problem in their lives. Even i had joined when i was going through my own set...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 21, 2013

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    Hooked - I started keeping a jouirnal when I was about 9 or 10 years old. Yes sir thats right... my mum bought me my first jounral one christmas day and I was sooo excited to...
    krystlelane krystlelane 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 24, 2008

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    My Sanity - I have kept a journal since I was probably 14 or 15.  It's the one thing that allows me to get a lot of nonsense off my brain so that I can rationally think things...
    QueenD QueenD 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2008

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    Love Journalling. It Keeps Me Sane. - Yes it does! I have been keeping a journal for a few years now. I use it to record all my thoughts and feelings and helps me to work through...
    GreenMonsterGal GreenMonsterGal 22-25 1 Response Nov 13, 2010

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    I Love to Journal. [wow, That's Original :D ] - I have kept a journal since....wow, I can't even exactly remember now.  I think it was since I was about 12 or so.  I can...
    Jaggie Jaggie 22-25 2 Responses Aug 25, 2007

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    Whether journal or blog. It helps a person bring clarity and form to thought, which can sometimes be chaotic. It can also act as testimony and/or evidence when prosecuting...
    KSO13 KSO13 22-25, M Mar 10

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    Every once in a while one should ask themselves if they are taking things too seriously. If yes, kick your own arse and have some fun. Nothing really is that important. I keep...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 24

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    Many Journals - I have a few journals at the same time for different things. I have one on my memory stick for quotes and sayings, and stories. The rest are book types journals...
    cuphalffull cuphalffull 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 21, 2008

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    A Life Partner... - I always thought i can manage without one but these days i want one i feel... Here are my reasons for wanting one Sharing: There are times, i want to talk...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 29, 2013

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    Tis of Utmost Importance to Me. - I've been keeping journals for quite a few years now. My mother used to make us keep them as part of school (I was home schooled, yes). Of course...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 29, 2008

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    I Have Kept Many Journals - I have some journals I keep here in my home and a few on line. I keep my most personal deep down thoughts in my home journal. I am mostly open in some...
    Shortylock Shortylock 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 22, 2008

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    Assumptions... - I sometimes assume people look at things the way i see them.
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    Journaling - I have kept a journal most of my life. I got my first diary for Christmas when I was 8 years old. I would fill out the daily page at the end of every day writing what...
    dreamcat22 dreamcat22 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2010

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    Inspired By Anne Frank - Since age 7, I've kept a journal. All of the journals I had as a little girl have been lost in the past. The only journal I haven't lost is the one I made...
    QueenofdaJungle QueenofdaJungle 18-21, F Aug 20, 2013

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    My Day Today - I went on a LONNNNNNGGGG-*** hike today with "Friendzone" dude. It wasn't awkward (thank gawd!) and we didn't even drink, It felt good to get outside all day. We...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 16, 2013

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    Stupid World... - Spirituality is important to me. I try to practice it in my everyday life. But i am finding out that there are situations when spirituality shouldn't be used. It...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 23, 2013

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    I've kept a journal since I went off to university in 2007. I love to open up a clean new journal and write the first entry, and I enjoy going back to read finished journals. Keep...
    canichangethislater canichangethislater 26-30, M Feb 25

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    I write almost everyday and it really helps. I can vent everything I can't say out loud. It helps me focus my thoughts an ideas and seeing things out all together on paper really...
    JennaReiko JennaReiko 22-25, F Feb 1

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    Beautiful Moments... - i want my life to be filled with beautiful moments. i will live it that way. i am done with holding myself back for no particular reason.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 2, 2013

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    For My Boyfriend. - I keep a journal but it's not for me to remember my history, it's for my boyfriend. I haven't seen him in a very long time due that fact that he is in the navy...
    jklove18 jklove18 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    I have been thinking about keeping a journal for awhile now and have finally decided to start one. I enjoy writing and needed a place to keep my private thoughts. I love the fact...
    hopepeace33 hopepeace33 13-15, F Dec 28, 2013

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    I Miss Keeping a Daily Journal -   I really miss the days I was able to keep a hand written journal. It started out a lined notebook paper and a Bic ball point pen, but grew...
    Smokeseek Smokeseek 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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    Being... - There is only one way of being. I must be like that often.
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    October 25th 2011: "self Inflicted" - In that moment, one that changed my life, I recall the sharp, silver blade of the knife. The nervous pain I felt inside, The way I...
    YourDisasterInEverAfter YourDisasterInEverAfter 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 15, 2012

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    Backwards. - Like Leonardo da Vinci, I keep a journal; alike in the fact that I will be writing backwards in it, like him. My journal, or diary as I call it, exposes all my inner...
    Thelittleblogger Thelittleblogger 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2013

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    Heart Speaks... - When your heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to interfere...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 19, 2013

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    As I See It... - There is a part of me which will always be untouched by all this drama around me. It gets awakened and illuminates me when i am alone. It tells me things i always...
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    Beyond Definitions... - I try to connect with my higher self as much as possible. My ego does surface from time to time in a subtle way. I don't mind it. I have my weaknesses and i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    Nice Writting In My Journal. - I love to write in my journal.  I don't write in it everyday but when my thoughts and feelings are all cluttered up in my head it's nice to...
    slavebunny slavebunny 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2008

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    Things I Believe In-things That Could Be A Postive Thing Or Things In My Life - I just found my journal that I once wrote my thoughts and feelings, I would love to share some of my...
    Tweetybird2012 Tweetybird2012 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 30, 2013

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    I Keep Three Journals - Greetings, I have kept a hand written journal ever since I was in my late teen years. It was given to me by my great uncle. He said, "Write your life...
    journalwriter journalwriter 51-55, F 6 Responses Sep 21, 2010

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    Materialstic Goals... - I think it's time to work on my materialistic goals now. I need to focus on my priorities. I don't have to look down upon it. It is what it is.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 1, 2013

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    I don't write in it every day. Usually just when things weigh on my mind. But it helps me tremendously. It's with me always, no matter where I go. Because when the need to write...
    maegan91 maegan91 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Yep... From now on I keep a journal. Yesterday I bought one. A voice in my head said it would help. I thought: ehh why not? Today I'll start writting... Maybe someone will find it...
    liberatedsweetness liberatedsweetness 18-21, F Mar 10

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    I write inside it everyday. Not like i do on EP, a journal is different. Its more personal.
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M Feb 6

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    It Means Nothing When Some One Reads It - I have been keeping a journal for years now! Its pretty much my only way to put off doing something stupid to myself. I just put anyting...
    MissMadz MissMadz 18-21, F 2 Responses May 23, 2008

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