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Practical Creative Journaling Tools

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Practical Creative Journaling Tools

One of the reasons I love creative journaling so much is the ability to be resourceful and practical with the materials you use. Over the years, I’ve been discovering so many different tools that have been so useful to my journaling process. Read more about it below! A5 File Folder As someone who often uses stickers and cannot find a way to organize them properly, I’ve recently gotten a few file folders that I use regularly to store the stickers and stationery I currently use for my journal (or for the week). My favorite one (coffee fan here) is made...

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Maintaining Your Journaling Habit

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Maintaining Your Journaling Habit

It may seem like a challenge to keep up with maintaining a daily journal, or learning how to build the habit of doing so. Trust me, I’ve tried—and failed several times (in my almost 10 years of dear diary-ing my way into adulthood, lol). But I realized that the important thing is to block off time on some days of the week to work on your pages, and to enjoy the art of documenting, of course. Today, I’ll be sharing some tips on making time, as well as advice to keep the habit going. Read on! 1. Update at least...

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Ways To Fill Your Travel Journal

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Ways To Fill Your Travel Journal

You just booked a trip, or maybe your bags are already packed, and there’s this pretty journal you’ve been wanting to fill from cover-to-cover. But how do you get from blank page nerves to busting the binding “thicc”? The Shop Abbey Sy Team knows exactly what that’s like and has whipped up a few suggestions from their own experience. Abbey Her travel journaling style: the best of both worlds—travel illustration and collage. I have two ways of filling up my journal; either I draw on the whole spread or I make a collage. While I’ve done a combination of the two...

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Setting Up A Bullet Journal For Social Media

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Setting Up A Bullet Journal For Social Media

One of the journaling systems I’ve been eyeing on for the longest time has been the Bullet Journaling System. This journaling system invented by Ryder Caroll has been making waves on social media as it’s pretty customizable; you log your goals and productivity in trackers for daily tasks, future log, monthly overviews, habit trackers, etc. I started a bullet journal in 2018 but failed to pick up the habit as I didn’t have time to set up my system—at that point, I was just writing down what I need for the coming week and plotting as I go. Of course, that system of...

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How To Start A Travel Journal

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How To Start A Travel Journal

I’ve been documenting my travels for more than six years now, and my first travel journal was a spontaneous one I did while waiting in line at the Louvre museum in Paris. Over the years, I’ve expanded my skills and experimented on different ways to journal about my travels as I visited new cities and developed new styles. And still, in recent months, I have been exploring new ways to document my trips. Starting a journal is as simple as picking out a journal, choosing your pens, and deciding what to do with it. Here are some ideas you can...

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