On Journaling

I’m a long time journaler, and it’s taken many different forms over the years. From a locked diary in my youth, to fancy, leather bound sketchbooks, to morning pages, to bullet journals, I’ve done it all. It’s rarely a daily habit, but more of a possible open space to let my mind wander and my feelings to reveal themselves.

Don't make a statement

Like many people, I have long dreamed of writing a Great Novel or creating some Very Moving series of art that really makes a big statement. That really connects with people. Problem was, I could never really figure out what I wanted to say that was so very important. I felt like I didn’t really have anything figured out yet, so how could I tell that big story? I didn’t even really know how I felt about anything, so how could I express those yet discovered feelings? (the technical term for this is that I felt “Dead Inside”).

Beginning Notes

Welcome to my notes. These are the things that I read, listened to, thought about, or saw that have stuck with me. I’m trying to figure out how to best represent sound bites from podcasts with the least amount of friction possible, so I’ll likely try out a few different things.