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Inward versus Outward Focus A journal is a deeper, more focused collection of questions Lois Guarino, author of Writing Your Authentic Self says: A journal “is an inward journey, a record of internal life written consistently over a period of time, but not necessarily day by day. It is a place where...you can commune with rarely explored parts of yourself and where those parts can answer back.” (p.3)
So why keep Journals? Exercise of self-discovery Explore & express inner creativity Relax
Writing Benefits Pragmatic – record of events, thoughts Educational – learning to write can help think more effectively Emotional- idea clarification, distilling
So what’s in it for me? Organize your thoughts Improve writing skills Market yourself Stay active & knowledgeable
Discover your voice! The world has changed Nobody’s monopoly The new media landscape
Managing Change Writing is a habit If you are not comfortable blogging that just write in a notebook Read & write