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Kristy101081

I've been searching for something to help me live a happier life for awhile. I've tried meditation and all the recommended tools, except a journal. That's pretty odd when you think about it because I'm a writer. But, it make sense because I enjoy writing.

Anyway, I've started writing in the journal in free form - whatever I'm thinking I write down. I try not to worry about editing or needing to make it a cohesive entry in anyway. By doing this and going back to read it, I've discovered several small patterns that are making me unhappy in my life. So, now I have a starting point to fix them. Besides, journals are great tools to express your true inner feelings without fear of confrontation or judgment, which can really help.

Shared by Kristy101081 on 12/17/08