How to Journal: 6 Proven Methods

Journaling is at the top of many self-care lists, and for good reason. Getting your thoughts out on paper can do wonders for your mental health and help you stay organized. 

Learning how to journal isn’t always as simple as it seems, though. To get started, you will need to identify your reasons for starting a journal and what you hope to accomplish during your journey. 

Here are 6 methods of  journaling that can help you start your journal and make the most of it!

A brain dump is when you write everything that is in your brain out onto your journal pages. There's no thought to it, it's a transfer of information.

Brain Dumping

Brain Dumping helps you clear your mind so you can focus on the most important tasks and ideas.

Brain Dumping

Journal Prompts are short questions designed to give you a little push in a certain direction to help you start writing.

Use Journal Prompts

Journaling can be a great way to enhance your creative writing skills. Use the pages to write a poem, start a story, or design your characters

Creative Writing

Journaling is a top self care activity. Use your journaling time to write down your feelings and emotions. This can help feel better about yourself and your personal situation.

Writing for Self Care