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I Write In a Journal Daily

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    I was going through my turning point

    when I first wrote my online journal 2 years ago. It was my therapy and my release during a chaos. Lately, I've been writing more about people around me in my life. The good and the bad. The ugly and beauty. Things in life. Things I go through with people. I wrote exactly what...
    adiasoul adiasoul 26-30, F 2 Responses May 24, 2014

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    An Instrinsic Worth

    As each hour flies away, delves into the unknown and into the past as history, i am ever so inclined to document heroic ventures and personal epiphanys each day. my yellow and pink stamped, hardback journal carries all details, ironies and observations from the day therein, tying...
    tessagirl tessagirl 18-21, F Jan 24, 2009

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    I have had a journal ever

    since I was thirteen years old and in middle school. When the days were awful, that journal was there to soak up all of my tears. As I get older, I find that my journal entries are much longer and filled with silly things such as what I ate for breakfast. To be completely...
    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 18-21, F Mar 18, 2014

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    I read somewhere that writing down your

    thoughts can really help with depression. To be honest, my mind has been a lot clearer now that I have an outlet. I could never tell my friends how I feel sometimes, so writing a journal is helpful because of how personal and private it is. Hopefully I can keep this one going...
    The2ndLaw The2ndLaw 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    I Write In My Journal Daily

      It's been nearly a year since I began keeping a journal on-line. But when I first began writing in a journal it was 25 years ago. Nothing too inaginative just a red and black cover with lined pages. At first I wrote just about my aspirations great expecations, dreams...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response May 22, 2010

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    My Journal Saved My Life

    The main reason I write in a daily journal is because once, several years ago, I had a very very difficult, stressful experience. I tried running away from home, but didn't get very far before I realized that my family would just come after me. Eventually, I just locked...
    xxbloodyfretboardxx xxbloodyfretboardxx 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 19, 2009

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    Journals;;

    Have at least 4 notebooks in my closet filled with ink, words, memories, emotion. Working on my fifth. (: 
    bathanie bathanie 16-17, F May 23, 2010

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    I Have A Story To Share,

    I want to share what I am going through. I have been trying to study the bible more. Also, I am learning to be a better friend. Please give me ideas about friendship. (=(= Some of my recent dreams involve me being with friends. In another one, I was with my family. Lastly, I...
    Christian02 Christian02 22-25, F Jan 20, 2013

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    Practice What I Know...

    I choose to end my self created misery today. I owe my wisdom to those miseries but i'm going to leave them all behind. I had noticed i had started to treasure my knowledge so much that "my knowledge" had become my identity. I had sort of started living for my knowledge. I'm...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 10, 2012

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    Journalling For Mental Health

    Writing in my journal has helped me to get through some very bad times, including coming to grips with the death of my son. I can share thoughts and feelings in my journal that I would never say to another person and can get them out that way. It's interesting to go back and read...
    datura datura 56-60, F 12 Responses Jan 15, 2008

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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 them safe and easily accessibly in case of fire. I don't actually write every single day, usually every other day, but sometimes multiple...
    canichangethislater canichangethislater 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 10, 2014

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    Write On

    I have two journals. One online, and one offline.
    braindectective braindectective 26-30, F Jan 2, 2012

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    I Enjoy My Journal

    I never come on here to write my journal because whenever i do I am either being harassed judged or worse. So whenever I write something here I keep it very simple. But I do have another site I write on it every day and I absolutely love it there is no comments and there is...
    Stormwind2 Stormwind2 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2012

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    At Least I Try To

    I usually write about things that have been on my mind. Sometimes I write when I have no one to talk to because my friends aren't around. I write about things I want to remember, sometimes about dreams I have. I can freely express myself in my journal, I don't have to act like...
    bookworm92 bookworm92 18-21, F Feb 25, 2012

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    I love writing in general.

    The days when I don't feel needed, or even when something awesome happens. It's easy just to write in a journal knowing nothing your writing haas to be seen. Sometimes things you have such a hard time talking about will flow so easily on pen and paper. It can help me stay on the...
    FelBaby FelBaby 18-21, F Nov 26, 2014

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    Not Really.

    I love notebooks, ones with nice patterns and colours. I have many notebooks, all colours and different sizes. I write daily in my journal, things that happened that day, and all my feelings and emotions. Writing in a journal is something I enjoy, and I find it fun flipping...
    missingeverything missingeverything 16-17, F Dec 31, 2009

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    Ive Been Journalling Since Ive Been A Teenager

    hi I'm kylee i enjoy writing in my journal or diary. Have tried to write on line but it really doesn't have the  same effect.   Even tried the journal software but again i felt it much more beneficial for me to just write the traditional way. i try and write every day but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 24, 2011

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    Yes If You Count the Storie...

    Yes if you count the stories I write on Ep . I use Ep as a journal. I write stories here daily.
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F Feb 13, 2009

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    Just Started

    I have only been keeping a journal for a few weeks.  It has been a help to me because I have a lot of conflicted feelings and it is helping me straighten stuff out in my mind.
    Likewise Likewise 46-50, M Sep 7, 2008

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    Not Quite

    I honestly try my hardest to stay comitted, like i used to..but i don't do it daily. I'll write for like 2 wks straight-then i'll stop..then i'll start again! Lol. I try to be like Ginger, on As Toldy by Ginger..at the end of the day every day she'd confide in her...
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F Dec 26, 2009

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    My Journal Is a Little.....odd

    now that the title here set the mood...i shall tell you about my current journal. it's spirial notebook size, black,andhasagold ribbon to mark my page. The reason it is odd would be because it's more than just a journal...orrather it will be. My plan is to continue to write in...
    BillySasquatch BillySasquatch 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 20, 2009

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    I Have Always Written Inside of a Journal

     I have always written inside of a Journal, but I started one last year to help me get throw some emotional problem I was going throw, when I write in my journal I feel like I can express myself in many ways, my happiness and my sadness and even my tears are written out in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 20, 2008

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    Keeps Me Sane

     I started my first journal at age 11 and have kept one ever since. I do it mostly because I seek a sense of continuity in my life, and once in a while I need to see how far I've come. It also helps me to order my thoughts and keep my goals clear. It's been hard to journal...
    PewterFantasy PewterFantasy 31-35, F Jul 17, 2008

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    This isn't totally true.

    I try to do it a few times a week though. Helps me sort out stuff in my life and also gives me material to write stories and things. It is sort of like having a very quiet and non-judgemental friend to talk to every few days, someone I can tell anything to and I think that is...
    jillibeanz jillibeanz 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I Am Stupid...

    and i love discovering it everyday. Brings on a big smile on my face to see my own stupidity : ))
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    My Soul Breaths

    I love notebooks and pens simply because the mere sight of these two items gives me visions of my unwritten novel which is my life. Everyday I write a new chapter and everyday my notebook and my pen are my inanimate witnesses to my joys, pains, triumphs and failures. They are the...
    amoralla amoralla 26-30 2 Responses Feb 27, 2008

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    Benefits of Keeping a Journal

    I have a Journal a home that I write in also it helps me to write in one. I think when you keep everything bottled up inside you it's not good for you and if you don't really have anyone you can talk to about things you might want to keep a Journal.
    princessv71 princessv71 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2009

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    Try to Do It Often

    i reciently started writing in a journal. the thing i like is that it is very therapeutic and relaxing. i have a hard time finding time but when i do, it feels awesome. i will continue to write, no matter what......
    MysticBrunette MysticBrunette 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 25, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    OMG so I was at target today and I went to buy a journal. I just wanted to buy a blank one but they had some guided journals too! I know this is corney but I swear I wanted to...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I have been keeping a journal for the last 30 years, but in the last 10 years I basically write about my sessions with my therapist. I find it really helps to write things down...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I've recently started journaling again. Not the "Today this and that happened..." only kind of journaling.I only do that on occasion, when something out of the ordinary has...
    Carly4Peace Carly4Peace 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I used the journal I brought a few months ago and started to journal again. I had a psychic reading and guides advised me to start journaling again so I started last night. Journal...
    BrownBeeCa BrownBeeCa 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I keep a journal and I have several. 3 physical note books and one that's in a google doc are completed. Oh and another separate journal where I include all my philosophical...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Pretty Monsters For the first time of my life i walked onto a private junior high campus, it was orientation day and i am going into 8th grade. I was on campus with the map that...
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 13-15, F Mar 13

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    I keep a journal. I write in it every day the things that have happened. I write about my feelings. I write about my body. I write every day to keep account of what happens.
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    My whole life I read books. All kinds of books, lots of books.. I would get lost in them. I love books! I've always wanted to write one that would help people but I never had a...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 2

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    WHAT THE HELL IS HE WRITING ABOUT? it's almost a journal, what I write each day, like a mental note of what came my way. I catch myself snoring now, once in a while. it seems so...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 9

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    I keep secret journals. Online and hard copies. I usually need to write out my feelings in order to feel better about them.
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have tons of ideas, and I can picture them clearly in my mind. But as soon as I put my pencil to paper (or my fingers to a keyboard) it's like my head just goes empty! I can't...
    BetterWithThree BetterWithThree 18-21, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I saw this and I thought hmmmm close. I write to understand my feelings and draw to let them rest a while. :)
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I write to enrich and share. Am just a number
    GWMH GWMH 56-60, M 10 hrs ago

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    I buy journals every year. I have journals dating back to about 2000
    minuet1965 minuet1965 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    There are not many things I could say about this topic, except I really like planners and journals. Whether it's making them or putting stuff in them to keep me organized, I just...
    delusi0nal delusi0nal 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Drifting away to a far off place I once knew, Where truth and honesty stood the test of time, Where substance and integrity mattered, A place where every man tried to stand for...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    But I never write the date. I think that notating my thoughts is sometimes more important than recording my experiences. A road map of my consciousness, I guess.