Explore your reason for journaling
Ask yourself why you want to journal.
Do you want your journal to document meaningful experiences and activities? A place to store memories and keepsakes such as ticket stubs, photographs, and your thoughts about these experiences
Do you want to journal your emotions and feelings? A way to externalise your inner emotional journey, your fears, loves, joys, and griefs.
Do you want to document your day? A place to record your day to day experiences.
Do you want to focus on particular topics or themes in your life? Using your journal as a therapeutic tool to explore deeply into critical issues. •
You may wish to journal for just one or a number of the reasons above.
The main thing is to be clear about why you want to journal and what you want out of it; this will inform your expectations about how to move forward.