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Feel the fear and journal !

 

Remember I said I was not feeling it with journaling as I’d got stuck. Well, I’ve found that strong emotions can trigger journaling ! So, I am worried about an up and coming op. I felt the need to journal my feelings, and two pages just appeared!!! The first one wasn’t instantaneous, as I had a leave and come back to it, but the more I worried, the easier it became to complete. Today’s (with the girl) was done in a couple of hours!

Here is my first one (Saturday) :

 

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I have called this “knots of worry”

today’s – called feel the fear

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I hope you like them! šŸ™‚

 

 

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Why journal?

My mum, who isnt known for her artistic tendencies , asked me why I have taken up art journaling.

My mum has never drawn, she doesn’t really share how she feels, whereas I do. Herein lies the reason why i like to journal:

  • I enjoy it, it helps me gather my thoughts and solidify how I feel.
  • It helps me make sense of my world.
  • It is like a meditation for me
  • It brings colour into my life, and as a colour therapist, that’s important to me.
  • It stretches my mind and imaginationĀ 
  • It makes me look at the world in a new way
  • It makes life fun!
So, I need to ask… why do you journal? If you don’t, what do you do instead? id love to know! šŸ™‚Ā