Today is International Women’s Day – one of my favorite days of the year.
International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day is also a call to action for more work to accelerate women’s equality.
I have a confession. I’m obsessed with journaling. And I want you to be obsessed with journaling, too, because my journaling practice helps me in every single area of my life.
In my journal, I flesh out ideas for articles, essays, blog posts, social media and the See Jane Write community.
I use journaling to process my feelings and to better understand myself and the world around me.
In my journal, I write my prayers, my fears, my hopes, and my dreams.
I even run to my journal when my husband makes me angry.
To be clear, I’m not talking about your run-of-the-mill “Dear Diary” kind of journaling. When I journal, I’m not just jotting down a recap of my day. I’m writing with intention. And this type of journaling can be transformative.
If you’re interested in beginning your own journaling practice, here are some ways to get started.