Sometimes, us writers can get into a bit of a slump. I hate to admit it (although I’m sure it’s abundantly clear from my lack of posts lately), but I’ve been in a considerable slump for quite some time now. As frustrating as it can be to not feel inspired or to not be able to produce work that you feel proud of for long stretches of time, that doesn’t mean writing shouldn’t still be a part of your life. To me, writing is a symbiotic relationship- sure, we “help it” by bringing it to life, but it can also help us so much, especially in times like these. Continue reading “Using Writing as Therapy”
Happy belated New Year’s! I know I’ve been gone awhile (junior year’s a killer), but I’m hoping 2018 will give me more willpower and inspiration so I can get back to posting weekly! To start off today’s post, I’d like to advocate for something I’ve started doing this year that’s brought me so much fulfillment and inspiration already. It may sound simple, but I’ve compiled a little “2018 journal” in which I write one thought daily. It doesn’t sound like much, but trust me when I say this is definitely one resolution that I’ll be keeping up- and here’s why you should give it a try too. Continue reading “Why You Should Write A Thought A Day”
If you’ve been on my blog before, you probably know that I’m a huge advocate for journaling. It’s a great practice to get in the habit of, especially if you’re a writer. It helps boost your creativity, organize your thoughts, and clear your head of all of the metaphorical “garbage” cluttering your thoughts (among other things.)
When traveling, it can be hard to keep up certain aspects of your daily routine that you maintain at home. Travel journals offer the perfect way to maintain the daily habit of journaling while presenting an alternate type of journal more suited for travel. Continue reading “Why I Love Travel Journaling”
Whether you’re a writer or not, journalling can be extremely beneficial. As someone who is relatively new to journaling, I can confirm that logging my thoughts daily has been a fun and helpful way to de-stress while generating new material for future projects, whether it be poems or prose.