Journaling Joys From the desk of Jill Schoenberg—
The possibilities for writing a journal are absolutely endless.
Although that is not a bad definition of journal keeping, it is very limited and, to be blunt, not very creative.
Ok, truthfully, I think the above definition of how to keep a journal is pretty boring, and that’s why I feel tantalizing journal themes must be used at some point during everyone’s journal keeping. Because, well… simply put, writing a journal can and should be fabulous and fun.
Great journal themes make journaling wildly enjoyable! I know so, because I’ve experience the vast joy of writing a journal based on themes. Keep reading to learn more.
Writing a Journal | Themes & Ideas
Journal themes add focus, creativity, purpose, and clarity to any journal keeping endeavor you (or your kids) plan to begin. I invite you to expand your horizons and to open to the vast possibilities that await you in your journaling adventures by opening to the idea of using themes in your journal keeping.
When writing a journal, consider the following journaling themes, and if you find that any of these ideas excites your creative journal writing spirit I encourage you to just go for it!
Journal Themes: A Few of my Favorite Tantalizing Ideas
- Travel Journal
- Health Journal
- Gratitude Journal
- Watercolor Journal
- Family Journal
- Freestyle Journal
- Money Journal
- Personal Growth Journal
- Prayer Journal
This list of journal themes is just the beginning of the journaling possibilities you get to explore as you decide how writing a journal excites you most.
Can you think of more journal themes and ideas that engage your interest? If so, please feel free to share your thoughts in the comment box below. I’d LOVE to hear what you have to say!
Personally, I see writing a journal as a never ending and exhilarating experience that is like a best friend… always willing to help us to unlock our thoughts, feelings, and deepest desires and to realize our best Self in every area of our lives.
I hope you do, too.
Happy journaling and here’s to having loads of fun on your journal writing adventures!
Jill Schoenberg is the author of the award winning books Journal Buddies: A Girl’s Journal for Sharing and Celebrating Magnificence and Journal Buddies: A Boys Journal for Discovering and Sharing Excellence, available from Amazon.com.